"Merry Christmas"

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat Dec 25 20:08:24 UTC 2004

On Dec 25, 2004, at 11:47 AM, Barbara Need wrote:

> ... I was recently rereading an Agatha Christie in which someone wishes
> another person "Merry Christmas", so the question may be, when the
> British start saying "Happy Christmas"?

americans said it too: recall the final line of the famous poem of

Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.


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