Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Holiday Woes

Apparently, not many people are heading my rules for holiday harmony. These silly controversies over Christmas are still going on.

Oh well. At least there have been a few good posts on the topic lately. Here's my quick roundup of posts regarding "controversies" over Christmas:

From the Whatever, we have Merry Christmas, You Godless Jerk, in which John Scalzi explains exactly why it is silly to get worked up over "happy holidays" versus "Merry Christmas".

From Mitch at Monkeys in My Pants, we have I should have been doing something useful, but instead I Googled up some references to goyim who were offended by the phrase "Happy Holidays." This one contains the classic line:
"I wonder if these guys would be offended if, instead of saying 'Happy Holidays,' I pointed out that they are, as we Jews say, one candle short of a Hannukah menorah."
Thanks to a reference from Michael J. Totten, this great post going after both sides: And God rolled His eyes.

1 comment:

  1. Heh. Glad you liked that one, Sara.