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Old 11-28-2008, 04:29 PM
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68% Prefer “Merry Christmas” to “Happy Holidays”

68% Prefer “Merry Christmas” to “Happy Holidays”

Thursday, November 27, 2008
Rasmussen Reports

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Christmas is just around the corner, and a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 68% of American adults prefer stores to show signs saying “Merry Christmas” rather than "Happy Holidays."

Only one-quarter of adults (25%) favor signs that say “Happy Holidays.” Those figures are virtually unchanged from our survey conducted this time last year.

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Men (71%) favor “Merry Christmas” slightly more than women (65%).

From a politically partisan perspective, Republicans (84%) overwhelmingly prefer “Merry Christmas” more than Democrats (51%). Far more Democrats (43%) wish for “Happy Holidays” signs than Republicans (13%).

In terms of age, men (73%) and women (68%) over 40 want signs to say “Merry Christmas” slightly more than men (63%) and women (55%) under 40.

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Merry Christmas.....because Happy HOlidays....could be said for any other holiday as well....Easter for example.....I want people to say Merry Christmas....Happy Hanukahh ....be specific and show pride in their celebrations...and respect the others as well....


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Its always been a Merry Christmas. I dont like it when people wish me Happy Holidays, It doesnt have the same ring to it !!
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