Tuesday, November 27, 2007

67% Prefer Merry Christmas while 26% Opt for Happy Holidays

This is as much of a poll blowout as you are going to find.
As the holiday season begins, 67% of American adults like stores to use the phrase “Merry Christmas” in their seasonal advertising rather than “Happy Holidays.” A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 26% prefer the Happy Holidays line.

There is no gender gap on this question and few demographic differences. From a politically partisan perspective, 88% of Republicans prefer “Merry Christmas” while just 57% of favor the saying. Read More.

1 comment:

Ray said...

I'll say Merry Christmas, unless, I know with some certainty that the other person would be offended by that greeting. So for me its about 98% Merry Christmas and 2% Happy Holidays.