Sunday, December 25, 2016

Why I Will Always Say "Merry Christmas"

Merry Christmas, everyone! Happy Hanukkah! Joyous Kwanzaa! Happy Winter Solstice! Happy Festivus! Happy New Year!

I think that's everything. Phew! *wipes brow*

A week before Christmas, I take it upon myself to bring Christmas cheer to work. So this was exactly what I did this past week. As a man and his son left, I wished them a "Merry Christmas," figuring that it would be nice to wish a little boy such a thing. When they walked out the door and didn't really respond, my co-worker said to me, "Don't say 'Merry Christmas.' Just say 'Happy Holidays.' Not everyone celebrates Christmas. What if they are Jewish?"