I use the word "Christmas" to describe December 25th--day my family celebrates a special day of gift-giving and enjoying time together--like Thanksgiving with presents. Unfortunately some Christians have a problem with those of us who are not Christian using that word, complaining that since we don't believe in their god, we should not be allowed to use the word "Christmas".
To me, the word has the same generic meaning as "holiday" to describe "vacation". "Holiday" is derived from "Holy Day". Should we be banned from using the word "holiday" if we aren't talking about or celebrating a religious day? How far should we take these complaints?
Does it really matter if I say Christmas when I'm referring to December 25th--a day that isn't even really the date of Jesus' birth?Answer Question
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