68% Prefer 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays'
Most Americans still prefer signs in stores that say “Merry Christmas” rather than ones with “Happy Holidays.”
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 68% of American Adults prefer Merry Christmas. Just 23% like Happy Holidays instead. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on November 11-12, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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