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How The Grinch Stole “Happy Holidays”

December 19th, 2006 · 1 Comment

The “War on Christmas” bollocks seems, mercifully, to be on the wane this year, except as an inspiration for Halloween costumes. But it’s still worth taking a gander at Slate‘s examination of the rather long provenance of “Happy Holidays” as a pluralist seasonal greeting, notwithstanding recent attempts to paint it as some kind of 21st century plot by Richard Dawkins to prepare the public for the inevitable internment and reprogramming of Christians.

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