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public:merry_christmas_vs_happy_christmas [2018/12/26 00:11]
fangfufu
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fangfufu [Happy Christmas]
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   * BBC Radio 4 in one of the programmes.   * BBC Radio 4 in one of the programmes.
   * The Queen herself in Christmas messages[(2012 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.telegraph.co.uk/​news/​uknews/​queen-elizabeth-II/​9765734/​Queens-Christmas-Day-speech-in-full.html)][(2013 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.theguardian.com/​uk-news/​2013/​dec/​25/​queen-christmas-message-time-to-reflect)][(2014 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.independent.co.uk/​news/​uk/​home-news/​queens-speech-2014-christmas-message-in-full-9944960.html)][(2015 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.bbc.co.uk/​news/​uk-35178485)][(2016 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.theguardian.com/​uk-news/​2016/​dec/​25/​the-queens-speech-christmas-day-full-transcript-elizabeth)][(2017 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.mirror.co.uk/​news/​uk-news/​watch-queens-christmas-speech-2017-11750074)]. ​   * The Queen herself in Christmas messages[(2012 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.telegraph.co.uk/​news/​uknews/​queen-elizabeth-II/​9765734/​Queens-Christmas-Day-speech-in-full.html)][(2013 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.theguardian.com/​uk-news/​2013/​dec/​25/​queen-christmas-message-time-to-reflect)][(2014 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.independent.co.uk/​news/​uk/​home-news/​queens-speech-2014-christmas-message-in-full-9944960.html)][(2015 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.bbc.co.uk/​news/​uk-35178485)][(2016 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.theguardian.com/​uk-news/​2016/​dec/​25/​the-queens-speech-christmas-day-full-transcript-elizabeth)][(2017 Christmas Message Transcript https://​www.mirror.co.uk/​news/​uk-news/​watch-queens-christmas-speech-2017-11750074)]. ​
-  * The royal family ​Christmas cards [(https://​www.goodhousekeeping.com/​life/​entertainment/​g3072/​royal-christmas-cards/​)]. ​+  * The Christmas cards from Prince Charles and Princess Diana [(https://​www.goodhousekeeping.com/​life/​entertainment/​g3072/​royal-christmas-cards/​)]. ​
  
 ===== Merry Christmas ===== ===== Merry Christmas =====
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 It does seem that "Merry Christmas"​ is more commonly used. However I am going to stick to what the Queen says. So "Happy Christmas"​ it is.  It does seem that "Merry Christmas"​ is more commonly used. However I am going to stick to what the Queen says. So "Happy Christmas"​ it is. 
  
 +It appears that Prince Charles uses "Happy Christmas"​ too. Kensington Palace is used by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, they appear to use "Merry Christmas"​. So perhaps when Prince William becomes the King, "Merry Christmas"​ will become common again. ​
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