I work in a call center and notice that in the south the say Merry Christmas and in the north it's Happy Holidays. Why do you think that is?

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  • Sally
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I don't know, but I think it's nice whenever anyone wishes me well, no matter what words they choose.

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  • 1 month ago

    North understands that some people are not Christian and do not celebrate the birth of Christ(which is totally WRONG, but they should still be respected) so they greet the Chritmas season in a religiously neutral way. The south is mostly founded on religion(historically) and recognize Christianity better(demographically)

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  • 1 month ago

    There are more liberals (terrified of offending an minority and not caring about offending the majority) in the North.

    And more conservatives and religious people in the south, who understand that acceptance works both directions.   

  • Lee
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    North of the wall?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    less religiously focused in the north...

    Atheist

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  • 1 month ago

    I live in the  north... they say both. Both have been in use a long time, and both were never a problem until some entitled people decided to get butthurt over "Happy Holidays."

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Put simply, Democrats are at war with Christmas.

    • james1 month agoReport

      I wouldn't go that far. I think it's split

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  • Rayal
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    In the South the predominant faith is Christianity.

    In the North and big cities the calling base is more diverse. 

    There could be Jews, Muslims, or "other" on the line. 

    I don't care which they use or say.  It is only a polite seasonal greeting either way.  My towns Christmas decorations all say "Happy Holidays" and no one is offended by it. 

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  • I am a conservative southern atheist who says Merry Christmas

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