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Wed Dec 21, 2011, 01:04 PM

Era veteran ends War on Christmas/....... Happy Holidays v Merry Christmas

Last edited Wed Dec 21, 2011, 03:26 PM - Edit history (2)

Same thing, so just 'Have a nice day' and 'get over it' .

Problem: Saying Merry Christmas vs Happy Holidays. Secularists and atheists argue separation of church and state, and the possibility of offending someone who is not a "believer."
Oh irony you bitter sweet triumph.
The origin of the word HOLIDAY:

Middle English, from Old English hāligdæg ; 'holy day'.

So, holiday stems from "Holy Day."
Not a Pagan myself but the practice of burning a yuppie in a wicker basket deserves some thought.

Peace & love be with you all......

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Reply Era veteran ends War on Christmas/....... Happy Holidays v Merry Christmas (Original post)
era veteran Dec 2011 OP
Wait Wut Dec 2011 #1
era veteran Dec 2011 #4
Wait Wut Dec 2011 #6
HappyMe Dec 2011 #2
era veteran Dec 2011 #3
geardaddy Dec 2011 #5
RedCloud Dec 2011 #7
era veteran Dec 2011 #8

Response to era veteran (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 01:10 PM

1. Hmmmmmm...

...I was once a Yuppie AND a Pagan. I'm too old now and don't make enough money to be a yuppie, anymore, but none of my Pagan friends ever considered burning me in a basket.

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Response to Wait Wut (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 01:22 PM

4. We are hoping not to resort to using the 'just joshing' tag.

I am smiling, the days are getting longer.

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Response to era veteran (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 02:16 PM

6. I figured you were.

But...still...

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Response to era veteran (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 01:16 PM

2. *sigh!* I'm tired of worrying about this kind of crap.

I usually say 'Merry Christmas'. Except to the Jewish couple I know. Nobody has expressed their horror or outrage so far.

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Response to era veteran (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 01:19 PM

3. Pre snark alert, this was a sarcastic post.

Hope everyone has a great NEW YEAR

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Response to era veteran (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 01:38 PM

5. We all know this country was founded on Festivus doctrine.

I got a lot of proplems with you people. And you're gonna here about it!

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Response to era veteran (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 02:18 PM

7. What about (aboot for canadians) Saturnalia? Well worth remembering I say.

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Response to era veteran (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 03:34 PM

8. Will not edit, would like to clear up

" Middle English, from Old English, haligdæg.

Saturnalia is a good haligdæg too.
Thanks and peace to all.

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