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Is it wrong to wish someone Merry Christmas?

Is it wrong to wish someone Merry Christmas?

“It’s considered politically correct to say Happy Holidays, so it’s just considered insensitive to say Merry Christmas to other people who aren’t from this country that don’t celebrate it,“ said senior Miguel Montano, Div. “Merry Christmas” is a traditional saying that’s been around for centuries.

What do you say to wish someone a Merry Christmas?

“Wishing you a Christmas that’s merry and bright!” “We hope you have a safe and relaxing holiday season.” “I hope your holiday season is full of peace, joy and happiness.” “Merry Christmas with lots of love.”

Is it OK to send Christmas cards this year?

Sending Christmas cards won’t lead to COVID spread, says Leicester academic. A Leicester academic has advised it is safe to send Christmas cards this year to friends and loved ones, as the risk of COVID-19 infection is “low”.

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Is Happy Holidays offensive?

It’s not an insult to Christmas. It’s an inclusive way of wishing someone well and showing that you respect and value whatever tradition they observe. Actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg agrees: ″’Happy Holidays’ allows everybody to be included…

Why don’t we say Happy Christmas?

Does anyone say “Happy Christmas”? Yes! For starters, it’s important to note that “Happy Christmas” hasn’t faded completely—it’s still widely used in England. This is believed to be because “happy” took on a higher class connotation than “merry,” which was associated with the rowdiness of the lower classes.

Do people still send Christmas cards?

For many, Christmas cards have outlived their utility. In the early 2000s, Americans mailed about two billion Christmas cards annually, according to data provided to MarketWatch by Hallmark. By 2015, those numbers had plummeted to 1.18 billion (although over the last three years there has been a steady uptick).

Why we should say Merry Christmas?

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No one knows for sure why Merry Christmas became the more popular greeting in the United States. Some Christians believe it is a more fitting greeting, given the unrestrained and emotional response followers should have to a celebration of the birth of their Savior, Jesus Christ.

Is it marry or Merry Christmas?

For these folks “merry” has the vowel /e/ (the same sound as in “met”), “marry” has /æ/ (like in “mat”), and “Mary” has /ei/ (like in “mate,” where it’s actually two sounds — you start with /e/ and slide up). This was the norm all over America around seventy years ago.

How many Christmas cards does the average person send out?

HOW MANY HOLIDAY CARDS DOES THE AVERAGE PERSON SEND? Most people send between 50 and 100 cards, but it varies greatly from person to person. There are many things to consider, such as how many people are in your household, how many immediate family members you and your partner have, and what profession you are in.