Pete was wrapping Christmas presents
when Buddy walked in.
He leaned over to watch Pete
sign each card with the words;
Buddy shook his head in disbelief.
He snagged a chair and
plunked down beside his friend Pete.
"What season is this?" Buddy asked him.
"It's Christmas season," Pete answered.
Buddy stood up and folded his arms and glared at Pete.
"Then why are you sending cards
with the words, Happy Holidays?"
"Because everyone does it." Pete replied.
"No, No No!", Buddy cried out.
"IT'S MERRY CHRISTMAS".
But Pete defended his actions.
"Look around," Pete responded.
"It's posted everywhere you go."
Buddy posed two questions to Pete.
"Do you say Happy Holidays on Thanksgiving Day?"
"Do you say Happy Holidays on Easter?"
Pete found himself speechless.
Pete walked back to the table and tore up the cards.
He pulled out new cards and signed each one;
Pete taped one card to a Christmas present
and handed it to Buddy.
Buddy's eyes lit up.
He thanked Pete for the gift.
Pete smiled back and said,