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7 of 10 Americans
prefer ´Merry Christmas´
over ´Happy Holidays´

Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 11/27/2012 8:26:25 PM

Take your "Happy Holidays" and shove it. Finally, there´s proof that Americans prefer "Merry Christmas." By a wide margin, 68 percent to 23 percent, Americans prefer stores with signs that say "Merry Christmas" during the Christmas holidays than the more generic and secular "Happy Holidays," according to a new Rasmussen Reports survey. And in all 34 of the categories the accurate and prominent pollster looks at, "Merry Christmas" was the hands-down winner. A few examples:

Comments:
Bedard includes a demographic breakdown so we´ll know this is the real deal. There is also a bar graph from Rasmussen Reports with article.

So that´s that. It´s settled.

May I be the first to wish you all "Merry Christmas!"

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fembot, 11/27/2012 8:52:09 PM     (No. 9036749)

God bless us, every one!


Reply 2 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 11/27/2012 8:52:54 PM     (No. 9036750)

"Merry Christmas ya´ filthy animal!"


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Griz70, 11/27/2012 9:04:02 PM     (No. 9036760)

Thank You God.


Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1, 11/27/2012 9:09:59 PM     (No. 9036768)

70% of ~220 million is 154 million. So how did the O´tard win reelection fairly, again?


Reply 5 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/27/2012 9:41:03 PM     (No. 9036812)

You got that right.


Reply 6 - Posted by: LOL Thomas, 11/27/2012 10:25:26 PM     (No. 9036856)

May I suggest sending the ACLU a Christmas card featuring a Nativity scene?  Inside your card to the ACLU, in your best calligraphic script, wish them Happy Holy Days in accordance with Webster:

Webster´s 1828 Dictionary

holiday
HOLIDAY. [See Holyday.]

http://1828.mshaffer.com/d/word/holiday

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Webster´s Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

Holiday (Page: 699)
Hol"i*day (?), n. [Holy + day.]

1. A consecrated day; religious anniversary; a day set apart in honor of some person, or in commemoration of some event. See Holyday.

http://tinyurl.com/bwsvwup

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P.S.  Merry CHRIST-MASS !


Reply 7 - Posted by: fayebeck, 11/27/2012 10:48:37 PM     (No. 9036875)

7 of 10 Americans prefer Merry Christmas? Probably same percentage with the death penalty, and traditional marriage. So how come we´re losing?


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/27/2012 10:52:32 PM     (No. 9036878)

I am with you Paul. I refuse to say Happy Holidays. Generally, I ask people Do you celebrate Christmas ? Good. Merry Christmas.
How about Chanukah ? Well then, Happy Chanukah.

Everyone else-go ahead and work on Christmas day and do not accept any presents or bonuses. We don´t want to offend you.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/27/2012 10:54:41 PM     (No. 9036882)

#7, because that 20% of the population who identifies as liberal are very committed to the cause, and realize it´s a long-term project.
They move incrementally.
They build alliances and coalitions to achieve the majority.
They offer what seems like fair-minded and reasonable programs.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Democracy First, 11/28/2012 12:14:13 AM     (No. 9036945)

What number 8 said. Not sure 70% care, giventhe election theft results. Waaay Too many ticks out there these days. AKA democrats.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Japanorama, 11/28/2012 12:20:58 AM     (No. 9036953)

When a store tells me "Happy holidays," I don´t shop there.


Reply 12 - Posted by: provide, 11/28/2012 6:36:47 AM     (No. 9037081)

The rest prefer Ramadan.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tisHimself, 11/28/2012 11:46:18 PM     (No. 9038674)

Wish somebody a Merry Christmas at least once a day till Christmas. We need to take things back in small but meaningful ways.



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