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Re: CHAT: Xmas (was Re: ave maria (was Re: Gobble (was: CHAT: cross-culturation)))

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 5, 2001, 22:43
From: "Tony Hogard" <james.hogard@...>
> nicole dobrowolski: > > > ...nicole, who sighs and wishes christmas music had more universally > > acceptable lyrics... but then supposes that then it wouldn't be > > 'christmas' music any more now would it? > > Oh, there are plenty of secular songs of the season for those of us > with a lesser or different religious inclination. Visits from St. Nick, > sleighing and other snowy activities, gift-giving, and holiday > togetherness are all well represented in popular music. Besides, > one needn't be a Christian just to enjoy the art and music.
There's "Jingle Bells", of course, which isn't even a Christmas song at all (merely a winter song... although, I guess that's not 'universally acceptable' for people who haven't got winter in December). I hate Jingle Bells. *Muke!