[ExI] Why is xmas 'the holiday season' in America??

Nymph0 nymphomation at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 12:49:10 UTC 2007

On 16/12/2007, ben <benboc at lineone.net> wrote:
> Can someone tell me why Americans refer to christmas as the 'holiday
> season'?

Maybe because the word holiday originally meant meant 'holy day'?
Christian activists co-oped earlier midwinter festivals which were
literally holy days to the jews, pagans and others of the time.


Heavy splashings,
Thee Nymphomation


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