The next time somebody says "Happy Holidays"...

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    Run this past them on the origin of the word:

    1500s, earlier haliday (c.1200), from old English haligdæg "holy day; Sabbath," from halig "holy" (see holy) + dæg "day" (see day); in 14c. meaning "religious festival."

    Here they think they're being all clever and non-religious...

    Wait until lefties find out about this!
     
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    Mmmkay.
     
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    Happy winter solstice.
     
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    Happy Holidays isn't about being non-religious, you fucking idiot... it's about acknowledging more than one religious holiday during this season, some of which are even celebrated secularly.

    If you're one of those fucking bitches like my dad's wife who goes APESHIT if somebody says Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas, then you have some fucking problems.
     
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    You are an idiot.
     
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    I used to work retail. I really hate those people.
     
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    While you're at it, why don't you tell us the origin of the term "strawman" as well.
     
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    My son and I went out to dinner tonight...when the server brought the check, she said "Happy Holidays", and I returned the sentiment. I wouldn't have cared if she'd said "Merry Christmas" or "enjoy your evening", I was just pleased to have received good service. I also understand that people can go to either extreme, so wishing a "Merry Christmas" could just as easily result in your head being bitten off by someone of another faith or no faith at all...damned if you do, damned if you don't.
     
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    People can say whatever they like or nothing at all. I really don't give a damn. The semantics of it on both sides are beyond stupid.
     
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    Well if you were my dad's wife you would have yelled out, "NO! WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS! MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU!"
     

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