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by Coryphaeus / December 4, 2011 3:58 AM PST
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I guess Christmas is all but dead
by Steven Haninger / December 4, 2011 5:05 AM PST

as far as getting any public mention. Strangely though, it's easier to give up the name than to give up a day off of work. Wink

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I see it being mentioned every day
by grimgraphix / December 4, 2011 1:19 PM PST

Where do you live, that you hardly ever see it getting public mention ?

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I'm in Ohio
by Steven Haninger / December 4, 2011 5:52 PM PST

and I'm speaking of the word "Christmas" in regards to advertizing, signs on stores, etc. I see random homemade looking signs for Christmas trees on some lots...or they say Xmas trees to save paint and cardboard. Personally, I really don't care any more since this is just merchandising and the season for myself and family is not about buying a lot of stuff we don't want or need just to have something to wrap up and give away. If Christmas dies at store front level, I don't care and I'm not in the least offended. We will still retain the core reason for it at family level.

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Sigh
by C1ay / December 4, 2011 4:39 PM PST

I'm not Jewish, atheist actually, but I'm with Ben Stein on this one. I really can't understand where this supposedly large number of people are that are offended by the word Christmas in a country that is overwhelmingly populated with Christians. I really don't personally know anyone that is offended by it myself.

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Perhaps we can close this thread?
by John.Wilkinson / December 4, 2011 9:18 PM PST

The OP's thread has been moved to this forum, so any objection to closing this one?

John

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