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  •  "Season's Greetings" was acceptable in 40's (0+ / 0-)

    as was "Happy Holidays".  And that was before most people even thought of non-Christmas holidays in that season.  Certainly it was not considered an anti-Christian sentiment!  Prayer was just fine in schools,  atheists were persona non grata, etc.  So this whole non-issue is just stoopid and totally trumped-up.  

    In practice I seem to recall that "Seasons Greetings" cards usually had sedate Victorian type scenes, buggies and estates in the snow, traditionally decorated trees, etc.  "Happy Holidays" would be something like Christmas wreaths, bright birds on fir limbs etc.  "Merry Christmas" was more likely to include Santa, reindeer, cute woodland critters, piles of gaily wrapped presents, etc.  And "Blessings in this Holy/Christmas Season" would be religious-themed.  Nothing formalized ever, but I saw a great lot of cards till I much later opted out of that whole costly meme.  Such a shame that 50 years of that has totally destroyed Christmas!  LOL

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