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'-gate' as a suffix to coin words related to scandals and corruption cases

I noticed that for corrruption/scandals the usage of '-gate' suffix is pretty common, as we have recently seen with 'datagate' and before with 'watergate' Can anyone explain what the relation between ...
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One word for Christmas? [closed]

Is there a single word that means "Being merry at Christmas" but excludes being merry or happy at New Year?