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Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays for you?

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 11:12 AM on Dec. 8, 2010 in Religious Debate

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  • Merry Christmas.
    bseastrand

    Answer by bseastrand at 11:13 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • Both, Christmas is a Holiday so I say both...
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 11:14 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • Since I (my family) does not celebrate a holiday in the month of December. I'm a "Happy Holidays" gal for the most part. Well, when it comes to strangers & acquaintances that is. Those who I know celebrate a specific holiday, I will address the specific holiday. For the most part though, it's "Happy Holidays', since I have no way of knowing what a stranger celebrates.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 11:16 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • Either is fine with me, but I usually say Merry Christmas, as I celebrate Christmas, not "the Holidays".
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 11:16 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • Merry Christmas!
    jnd951999

    Answer by jnd951999 at 11:18 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • First, I don't feel that the image you're using really paints a negative picture (no pun intended) on the people who do not celebrate Christmas. We do, so we say Merry Christmas. However, I would just as willingly wish someone a Happy Hanukkah, Blessed Yule or anything else. It's about good will toward man - no matter what religion you practice or words you choose.

    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 11:18 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • I say both Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays...Holiday is derived from Holy Day and the birth of Jesus is a Holy day so either are good for Him:-)
    the_kimmers

    Answer by the_kimmers at 11:21 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • Either. I'll take Happy Hanukah, Happy Yule, and Happy Kwanzaa too.

    That has to be the dumbest picture I've ever seen.
    SuperChicken

    Answer by SuperChicken at 11:21 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • Merry Christmas.
    sexyfancyface

    Answer by sexyfancyface at 11:22 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • both I say Merry Christmas to friend and family who celebrate and I say happy holidays to anyone that I do not know for sure what they celebrate
    daisysrdeadly

    Answer by daisysrdeadly at 11:29 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

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