Holidays means Holy Days. During the Christmas Winter Holiday season you will often hear Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas.
Holidays means Holy Days
When people wish you Happy Holidays they really are saying Happy Holy Days. Yes, I know if you are like me, you want to hear Merry CHRIST-mas! Note, saying Christ and Mas. Some people don’t like it when people say Happy Holidays to try to be politically correct. Nonetheless, Holidays still mean Holy Days. Christmas after all is a Holy Day. Granted when people wish you Happy Holidays it could encompass all Holidays.Holidays means Holy Days. Click To Tweet
Not my Christmas! I will still say Merry CHRIST-mas!
So when someone wishes you a Happy Holiday, remember they are wishing you a Happy Holy Day.
First published December 27, 2017. Last republished or updated November 26, 2019.