Over the last few years Fox News fuck wit Bill O'Reilly has stirred up the Christofascist right wing chimpanzees by telling them that there is some sort of mythical war on Xmas if the underpaid and over worked peons in the stores wish them "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas".
All I have to say to him is, "Happy Holidays, Fucktard! Thanks for making the stress and strain of my job a whole bunch harder."
You see, over the course of the day I have to serve and be pleasant to between 1000 and 1500 people who come from a multitude of different nations. Too make their shopping experience positive I try to be culturally aware of various taboos. On any given day a third to a half of my shoppers are probably not Christian since many are from different parts of Asia.
So for the past few weeks I have been saying, "Happy Holidays" to avoid offending anyone's sensitivities. Multi-culturalism is about respecting little things like that.
I've had to put up with people snapping at me, "It's Merry Christmas!" to which I've come back "And a Happy New Year" since there are two holidays within athe space of a week.
All of this is an imposition on my lack of beliefs but I do it because moving merchandise is "the reason for the season" and don't let anyone tell you differently.
So today I had Muslim and Hindu folks wishing me "Merry Christmas" and hey I'm as into the idea of an end of the year feast as anyone. I don't have to be snarky about it.
Happy Holidays.. Mine start after the post Christmas Sales
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