"Happy Holidays" is the sensitive, politically correct, caring greeting to offer from Thanksgiving Day until Happy Holiday Day. After Happy Holiday Day then it is fine form to actually say "Happy New Year." No one seems to be offended at the prospect of celebrating parties, drunkenness, and the fleeting hope that next year will be better than this year. Of course, saying "Happy Thanksgiving" is becoming problematic because someone might think you are thankful to the God of the Bible. Thus, to avoid to avoid confusion, giving offense and a possible lawsuit it is just easier to say "Happy Holidays."
Therefore, to offer a truly happy, non-offensive greeting all you have to do is to avoid the mention of anything that might possibly be a reference to Jesus Christ.
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