I have no problem when someone wishes me a time of good will. Be it "Peace" or "have a great Holiday Time", or "Happy Xmas". Lets respect each other and look for positives in a world of so many negatives!
Merry Christmas everyone! Now to tackle the question. The words and saying the words can never be offensive. It is a phrase that is wishing something good. Just as much as Happy Halloween (I would have more issue with that actually) But would not stop anyone saying it. You see offence is not given it is taken. That means the person receiving the words chooses how to react. Even if you don't like something you have a choice to be offended or to rise above it.
by katherinethorell 7 years ago
Should people get so upset over being told Merry Christmas?Merry Christmas is supposed to be a respectful wish of good will to others. So should people take it to a level that it's not intended,as a derogative put down towards their individual faiths? Seems a silly misunderstanding to me but what...
by lyjo 6 years ago
Are you comfortable saying Merry Christmas or do you say Happy Holidays? Why? Do you know the...right thing to say to the right person? Do you think we have become too Politically Correct?
by Mark 7 years ago
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by zzron 7 years ago
People have been saying Merry Christmas for over 2000 years. Especially in the United States for over 200 years. Why has this expression become so offensive over the past few years? Does Merry Christmas offend you? If so, why?
by thomasczech 5 years ago
To say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays"?Some people say that we ought to say "Happy Holidays" to not offend some people. Others say that it offends Christians to not say "Merry Christmas" and that there would be no holiday this time of year if it were...
by bayareagreatthing 7 years ago
Do you like someone to say, "Happy holidays," or "Merry Christmas?" Why?
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