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.