Merry Christmas or Happy Christmas-Why Do We Say One Over the Other?

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Walk down a festive, holly-trimmed street in December, and chances are you will be greeted with a hearty “Merry Christmas.” Here in the United States, this is the average greeting during the holiday season. Yet, it isn’t like that everywhere else in the world. Merry Christmas or Happy Christmas, why do we say Merry instead of Happy? Take a similar …


Why is Christmas on December 25th?

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Everyone knows that Christmas is a day dedicated to the birth of Jesus Christ. We also know the wonderful Christmas story about Jesus being born in the manger. But why is this holiday on December 25th? After all, there is no real way of knowing the exact date of Jesus’ birth.  There is no mention of the date of Jesus’ …