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Arizona Town Debates Using the Word Christmas

The Queen Creek (Arizona) Town Council is scheduled to vote on a recommendation to rename its annual tree lighting ceremony the “Queen Creek Hometown Christmas” today, putting to rest last year’s controversy over whether to call the centerpiece of the event a “Holiday Tree” or a “Christmas Tree.”Jeff Brown, a Town Council member and member [...]

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EVERYONE knows what a Christmas tree is, calling it a Holiday Tree would alter what everyone thinks of it. Why don't we start calling him a holiday clause huh? or how about Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole the Holiday ... stupid! ?
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Everyone knows that Holidaymas was started by Jesus Holidaymas, so it is only right for trees to be called "Holiday Trees". Sheesh! ::
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Ok so....a Holiday Tree...Christmas is A HOLIDAY but it has a NAME!! USE the name of the holiday. Some poor soul out there could get confuse and put Groundhogs on the holiday tree (please insert an eye roll here). We don't ask those of other faiths to call their Holidays "Holiday" so why should we be asked to change the name of ours? Sorry sore subject for me.
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Hmmm - I would accept it if they renamed it to a HOLY-day Tree.
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Otherwise its a CHRISTMAS TREE!!!!!
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