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Lookups rose dramatically during the last week of December.


Wishes for a "happy and prosperous New Year" are frequently offered at this time of year.

Prosperous means "marked by success or economic well-being" and "enjoying vigorous and healthy growth."

At the root of prosperous is a Latin word that means "to cause to succeed."

And we hope you have a very happy and prosperous New Year.

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