Can you say Merry Christmas and Happy holidays?

In general, “Happy Holidays” is accepted as the broadest and most inclusive greeting at this time of year. If you know someone celebrates Christmas you can go with “Merry Christmas,” but ’tis the season for interacting with strangers (selling to them, buying from them, bumping into them on your way out of Target).

Do you say happy holidays after Christmas?

If you are asking whether it’s natural to say Happy Holidays between Christmas and New Years Day, the answer is no. There’s only one holiday coming so there’s no reason not to name it.

How do you say Merry Christmas and happy?

The phrase ‘Merry Christmas’ is mostly used in the United States while ‘Happy Christmas’ is more popular in the United Kingdom as both the phrases have changed and evolved with time.

How do you greet after a holiday?

I suggest keeping it simple: “Hope you’re having a good holiday season” or “hope that you and your family are doing well these holidays” or “wishing you all the best for the holidays and for the new year.” These are pretty generic and also effectively express the sentiment you want to communicate.

Is Merry capitalized in Merry Christmas?

Merry. This isn’t a proper noun. You often see it capitalized because it’s the beginning of a sentence. But anywhere else, the M is lowercase: We wish you a merry Christmas.

Do you say Merry Christmas Eve?

Merry Christmas Eve Eve Two more days until Christmas! Merry Christmas Eve Eve! Merry Christmas Eve Eve! Remember, it’s never too early to get your jolly on!

Why we say Merry Christmas instead of Happy?

However, “Merry Christmas” is a traditional saying that has been around for centuries, to convey a more emotional and unrestrained celebration while “Happy Christmas” is conservative and reserved as per linguistic comparison.

Is Happy Christmas correct?

The royal family adopted “Happy Christmas” as their preferred greeting, and others took note. (In fact, each year, Queen Elizabeth continues to wish her citizens a “Happy Christmas,” rather than a merry one.) But “Merry Christmas” has been used since at least 1534.