Do people in real life get upset if you tell them "Happy Holidays" over "Merry Christmas"?

Or, does this only happen on Fox News? I generally use them interchangeably or say something like, "Happy Holidays, or Merry Christmas if you celebrate it." If you are one of these real, live people who get angry over being told, "Happy Holidays" explain your reasoning, what is going through... show more Or, does this only happen on Fox News?

I generally use them interchangeably or say something like, "Happy Holidays, or Merry Christmas if you celebrate it."

If you are one of these real, live people who get angry over being told, "Happy Holidays" explain your reasoning, what is going through your mind and how you have confronted people in actual social situations as a result.
Update: Who has actually forbidden the utterance of Merry Christmas?
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