Plus "ground zero" was a generic term for the epicenter of a nuclear explosion. The term only acquired a specific meaning for Americans ("Ground Zero") after it was used to describe the 9/11 attacks.minnick27 wrote:Because it was ground zero for that particular event. I don't think they ever meant for it to be still so assosciated with 9/11 14 years later, but I doubt anyone thought twice about the usage at the time
On a less depressing note, as someone who doesn't like holiday music, this song is a perfect panacea for me. Whenever I start to get sick of all the saccharine Christmas music that's hard to avoid this time of year, I give it a spin and smile.