Does anyone find the term "Merry Christmas" offensive ?

I just watched the BBC's Midnight mass. The Dean of Peterborough was going on about the term "merry" being used to wish people a seasonal greeting as the term merry was traditionally associated with people being inebriated. So my understanding was that in his eyes, saying "Merry... show more I just watched the BBC's Midnight mass. The Dean of Peterborough was going on about the term "merry" being used to wish people a seasonal greeting as the term merry was traditionally associated with people being inebriated.

So my understanding was that in his eyes, saying "Merry Christmas" is the equivalent of saying "I hope you have a pis*ed christmas"

Is this religion taking pedantry to a whole new level ?

Anyhow in direct contravention to the Deans teachings, I would like to say 'MERRY CHRISTMAS' to all my fellow Yahooers

:-)
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