This makes no sense whatsoever, in America christians make the vast majority. Yet, we cannot say Merry Christmas without offending someone. In Muslim Countries, they celebrate Eid and Ramandan and say eid mubarak. As we walked to the car, my daughter looked mortified and said, " why did you say that?
You can't just say Merry Christmas anymore. It has to be Happy Holidays. According to a soldier present at the meeting, it was at this point that “the equal opportunity representative stopped the briefing and told us that we can’t say Christmas.
” A Merry message that ends in tears. Just like Christmas. Can teachers say “Merry Christmas” Why cant we say merry christmas their students? Can religious music be played in public schools?. and schools can’t bar teachers or students from saying “Merry Christmas” to. They believe we should not say “Merry Christmas” because it might offend those of different faiths, like Muslims or Jews or Hindus. We are called upon to say “Happy holiday” or “Season’s greetings”. Dec 15, 2016 · It's just not the holiday season anymore without a controversy over religious displays.
For years, more and more Americans are feeling like their holiday celebrations especially Christmas are coming under attack by so-called. It's just not the holiday season anymore without a controversy over religious displays. For years, more and more Americans are feeling like their holiday celebrations especially Christmas are coming under attack by so-called.
How do other people around the world say Merry Christmas?. Historians and linguists can't pinpoint for sure exactly why we tend to use Merry Christmas. On Christmas itself though, and christmas eve like today, i just say merry christmas, cuz even if someone isn't catholic they should still appreciate and respect the day our Lord was born on. So in general, I do the happy holidays thing, but on christmas, its merry christmas, no exceptions.
The video became a viral video, spurring discussions and commentary: businessman and Republican 2016 president-elect Donald Trump supported Feuerstein's claim by suggesting a boycott of Starbucks, stating that" If I become president, we're all going to be saying 'Merry Christmas' again.
" Many social media users, including other Christians. Have You Ever Wondered Why We Say" Merry Christmas" Instead of" Happy Christmas" ?
After all, you don't wish your friends a" Merry Birthday" each year. Why is saying Merry Christmas offensive? Jump to Last Post 1-50 of 52 discussions (139 posts) 74. Wayne Orvisburg posted 7 years ago. Just curious why you can't say Merry Christmas anymore? I have never got upset when someone said Happy Hanukkah. They are offended by MERRY CHRISTMAS.
so I say we should MERRY CHRISTMAS. He groaned at me and yelled a few expletives that can’t be described here. I was in shock.
you want to say Merry Christmas but you don’t want to offend anybody, and that’s why people say. Why do we say Merry Christmas?. Historians and linguists can't pinpoint for sure exactly why we tend to use Merry Christmas. Feeble, cowardly messages such as 'Season's Greetings' have already pushed out 'Merry Christmas How long before we have to say 'Happy Holidays' to each other, as Americans now must? As-Salamu alaykum. Why can't Muslims say merry Christmas to non-Muslims people just for showing them we are respectful?
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Why is saying Merry Christmas offensive?. Just curious why you can't say Merry Christmas anymore?. They are offended by MERRY CHRISTMAS. so I say we should. Why is “Merry Christmas” Controversial?. do we say “Happy Holidays” or “Happy Hanukah”?. Why Can't I Have a Baby? : A Companion Guide for Women on. Jun 21, 2017. Because we not only have freedom of religion in this country, but. Especially since saying “Merry Christmas” to someone is supposed to be a.
I know some folks claim there's a" war on Christmas" that includes saying, " Happy Holidays" instead of, " Merry Christmas. " I won't get into how silly the whole argument is, but I will say this. Should Americans wish each other" Happy holidays" or" Merry Christmas" ?
Should an office" Christmas party" be called a" holiday party" so that it's more inclusive? Dec 22, 2016. OPINION | So as we prepare to celebrate Christmas, we Christians need to worry a lot less about what we can or can't say to and about others.
Dec 22, 2015. Why not say, “Happy Holidays, ” and include everyone in your greeting?. Merry Christmas: If your boss forces you to use a religious greeting to. they probably can't prohibit you from using the greeting with people you are.
Historians and linguists can't pinpoint for sure exactly why we tend to use Merry Christmas. The greeting dates back to at least 1534 in London, when it was written in a letter sent to Henry VIII's chief minister Thomas Cromwell from bishop John Fisher.
Dec 22, 2015. When I respond “Thank you. Merry Christmas, ” I sometimes sense that I have actually created some tension. While many of those to whom I. It's just not the holiday season anymore without a controversy over religious displays. For years, more and more Americans are feeling like their holiday celebrations especially Christmas are coming under attack by so-called proponents of religious freedom.
According to our BRITISH government we cant say Merry Christmas now we have to say Happy Holidays. We can`t call it a Christmas tree, its now called a Holiday tree? Here’s how it goes (and why British say Happy Christmas instead of Merry Christmas). (the article continues after the ad) First of all, it’s important to note that there is a difference between ‘merry’ and ‘happy’. Why can't we just accept both 'Merry Christmas' and 'Happy Holidays' peacefully without making such a big deal out of it?
Oh that's right. Because morons would rather impose what they want on others instead of just accepting the fact that people believe in different things. And I told you about Christmas, and I guarantee, if I become president, we’re gonna be saying ‘Merry Christmas’ at every store [. ] every store, every store. The ‘Happy Holiday’ you can leave that over in the corner. ” In a world where it's normal to say" Happy Easter" and" Happy Birthday, " the" merry" in" Merry Christmas" is unique.
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The folks at Mental Floss recently pondered the same question and found that the answer goes back to the connotation of the two words. Who said we can't say" Merry Christmas" anyway?
Certain posts on Facebook seem to imply our Government said that we should replace “Christmas” with “Holidays”. I would like to know if this is a real fact or it is just more propaganda. Nov 29, 2017. You know how reverse racism can't exist because white people have all. That's kind of what you're doing if you just say “Merry Christmas” to. Dec 24, 2008 · You can't say Merry Christmas in schools because Obama passed the" NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT" and it states in this act that schools can't celebrate Christmas or say" Merry Christmas".
School can't get federal funding if they don't follow the rules under this act. Why can't Google say" Merry Christmas" during the holiday season? Update Cancel. Why do we say" merry Christmas" and not" merry Diwali" or" merry new year" ?
Well, linguists can’t provide a solid explanation for this tendency except from the fact that “merry” is a much older world than “happy” and because of its early use on the Victorian Christma’s carols – the era that defined our Christmas customs.
Dec 7, 2016. “You can say again, 'Merry Christmas, ' because Donald Trump is now the president, you can say it again, ” Lewandowski said on Fox News's. Merry Christmas: If your boss forces you to use a religious greeting to customers, you have the right to say no, unless your job really does require you to do so.
Obviously, if your job is department store Santa, you have to say it. But a retail clerk does not. Nobody who doesn't celebrate a religious holiday should have to use religious greetings. “You can say again, ‘Merry Christmas, ’ because Donald Trump is now the president, you can say it again, ” Lewandowski said on Fox News's “Hannity” program.
we can report that.