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I don’t get offended by

I don’t get offended by someone saying “merry Xmas.” I don’t, however, ever say it, and instead say “happy holidays.” I am certainly offended by those who think that’s inappropriate and admonish me for it, accusing me of hijacking ‘their’ season.

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Truer words have never been

Truer words have never been spoken, John. And those who demand they get told Merry Christmas rank right up there with them. lol

ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ's picture
Well yes and no. I see it

Well yes and no. I see it more as a counter-complaint. For example, there's been a few attempts to make words gender-neutral, such as saying "latinx" instead of latina or latino. A lot of people hate that type of political correctness, and fight back. So I don't see both sides as equal here.

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What is hilarious to me is

What is hilarious to me is those Christians who claim Christmas as "their" holiday apparently fail to realize that Christmas was actually hijacked from the pagans and incorporated into the Christian system. lol

ʝօɦռ 6IX ɮʀɛɛʐʏ's picture
That's what cultures and

That's what cultures and traditions do, they spread. If it was incorporated into the Christian system, then its part of the Christian system now. So it is "their" holiday.

Cognostic's picture
You should just encourage him

You should just encourage him to write a letter to Starbucks. I'm sure they will give it all the attention it deserves.

Tin-Man's picture
Good point, John. Still funny

Good point, John. Still funny, though. *chuckle*

Sky Pilot's picture
Jared Alesi,

Jared Alesi,

I suppose you can always quote Colossians 2:16 (NLT) = "So don’t let anyone condemn you for what you eat or drink, or for not celebrating certain holy days or new moon ceremonies or Sabbaths."

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