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    "Merry Christmas" / "Happy Holidays" / etc. in your native language

    ...or that of your ancestry if you're an English speaker.

    I can offer "Froehliche Weinachten" (German) and "Nollaig Shona Dhaoibh" (Irish gaelic).
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    Merry Christmas, you old litnet forum! A peaceful day to all the souls wondering these halls.
    Feliz Navidad!
    Last edited by Buh4Bee; 12-24-2012 at 11:48 PM.

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    Happy Holidays, lovely people.

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    ˇFeliz Navidad y Próspero Ańo Nuevo! (Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year!)

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    ᏓᏂᏍᏔᏲᎯᎲ (Danistahohihv, pronounced dah nees dah hoe hee huh) (in Cherokee-I'm one quarter Cherokee)

    Hey, Merry Christmas, guys!
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    This is a bit of a cheat, given that I'm an English-speaking Welshman, but here goes: Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda!
    "I should only believe in a God that would know how to dance. And when I saw my devil, I found him serious, thorough, profound, solemn: he was the spirit of gravity- through him all things fall. Not by wrath, but by laughter, do we slay. Come, let us slay the spirit of gravity!" - Nietzsche

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    XΡΟΝΙΑ ΠΟΛΛΑ ("chronia polla") you bunch of artsy-fartsy, book-kissing, long-word-uttering literature freaks.

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    That is so FUNNY! That's about how I feel now! I'm exhausted! Clean house, gifts, smooth emotional regulation...

    God jul (Norwegian)
    Last edited by qimissung; 12-25-2012 at 03:33 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DocHeart View Post
    XΡΟΝΙΑ ΠΟΛΛΑ ("chronia polla") you bunch of artsy-fartsy, book-kissing, long-word-uttering literature freaks.


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    In Japanese they just say Merii Kurisumasu. I'm not Japanese but it's the only other language I know. The fact that they use a lot of English words and phrases like "Merii Kurisumasu" helps.
    Last edited by JuniperWoolf; 12-25-2012 at 08:18 PM.
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    My great grandparents might have spoken some sort of Czech language. Google translate says that would be:

    Veselé Vánoce

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    Hyvää joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta! (Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!)
    Little Lotte thought of everything and nothing. Her hair was golden as the sun's rays and her soul as clear and blue as her eyes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YesNo View Post
    My great grandparents might have spoken some sort of Czech language. Google translate says that would be:

    Veselé Vánoce
    I'm half Czech (mom's side) but never heard a Christmas greeting in the ancestral tongue, so I'll go with YesNo's greeting.

    The other parts are mostly Scottish.
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    Geseënde Kersfees en 'n voorspoedige nuwe jaar! (Blessed Christmas and a prosperous new year).

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