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Can some one please tell me why Ho, Ho, Ho, is suddenly, after all these years offending some people??

I sort of understand, but I don't go along with people that feel we should not say “Merry Christmas”.. but instead say “Happy Holidays”.. But what is the problem with Ho, Ho, Ho,?
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replied December 15th, 2007
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i don't get it either.
its just another way ppl can take the emphasis off the fact that Christmas is no longer what it truly is.. and not feel guilty about it.
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replied December 16th, 2007
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Apparently the word "ho" offends people... it's an attempt to be overly pc.

Apparently in Australia, department store Santas aren't allowed to say Ho Ho Ho. I don't even know if "Ho" is an Australian slang word.

In a comedy sketch called the "Politically Correct Christmas Story", Santa, instead of saying "Ho! Ho! Ho!" said "Lady of the Evening! Lady of the Evening! Lady of the Evening". Oh, it made me laugh.
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replied December 16th, 2007
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If you look it up on urban dictionary you'll find out. Overly PC indeed, like the time my cousin kept yelling at me for making ethnic jokes on the streets of Manhattan.

I'm in no way racist, but she was hilarious! "Do you want to make it out of here alive? I'll take you and drop you off in central Harlem and lets see who's making jokes then! You filthy tourist!"
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replied December 16th, 2007
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I am a true blonde.. I was called a toe head growing up and when I got older was accused of being bleach blonde. But never the less, every hair on my body is blonde. I say this because, I love blonde jokes I will be the first one to tell them. They do not, nor never will, offend me.. Why? Because I don't consider my self stupid, "like most blonde jokes portray"
So if Ho Ho, Ho, offends someone.. Maybe there is a reason for it.. Maybe the slang hit to close to home.. Smile If you know what I mean..

I think the whole thing is ridicules.. People need to chill out.. If you don't like the word Ho, Ho, Ho.. Don't say it. And stay away from Santa..Smile
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replied December 16th, 2007
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lol... im a blonde and have been a member of Mensa for years. ^_^

So not all blondes are duh-duh-dumb. Laughing
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replied December 16th, 2007
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Sandy_Pants wrote:
lol... im a blonde and have been a member of Mensa for years. ^_^

So not all blondes are duh-duh-dumb. Laughing


LOL... No,No,No!!!
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replied December 16th, 2007
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I didn't even know that ho, ho, ho has turned any more offensive than it was in my adolescence...
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replied December 16th, 2007
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People are too sensitive.
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replied December 16th, 2007
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I dont believe non christians should celebrate "Christmas" - just my opnion

but those who do want to celebrate it should be able to without riddicule or political correct nonsense.
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replied December 16th, 2007
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I think it just makes for a good headline. I doubt too many people are actually concerned about it.

I say happy holidays because I have Jewish and Pagan friends who don't celebrate christmas. i don't want to leave them out.
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replied December 16th, 2007
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It's fake from what I heard. The whole thing about Ho Ho Ho, Skinny Santa and all that is just a prank.
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replied December 16th, 2007
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I hope so.

(PS: Eiri, did you get wallopped by that storm just like I did?)
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replied December 17th, 2007
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we got 9 inches of snow here is lower Michigan.
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replied December 17th, 2007
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we got 8 - 12 and lots of drifts here in Maine.
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replied December 17th, 2007
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Got to be at least a foot here. I'm going to Kent State University to sled ride!
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replied December 17th, 2007
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35 centimetres. So, like... 15 inches, maybe? I live next to Lake Huron, so we got completely screwed over.
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replied December 17th, 2007
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I live next to a bluff (like, my backyard IS a bluff)
so all the snow runs down or is blown down and fills my yard. We can't open the back door Smile I don't mind, the deer run around back there and I can just watch them.
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replied December 17th, 2007
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Georgia59 wrote:
I live next to a bluff (like, my backyard IS a bluff)
so all the snow runs down or is blown down and fills my yard. We can't open the back door Smile I don't mind, the deer run around back there and I can just watch them.


sounds wonderful I wish I was snowed in..
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replied December 17th, 2007
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Unfortunately, the garage door still opens.

Smile
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