PRO/CON introduction: What is the appropriate holiday greeting?

Watch out. "Happy holidays" could be fighting words.

Christians are concerned Christ is being taken out of Christmas, particularly by corporate retailers using "Happy Holidays."

Others counter the more general greeting recognizes Jewish families observing Hanukkah, African-American families celebrating Kwanzaa and other non-Christians celebrating the season without any religious influence.

For the pro-con package on the language of the season, turn to PageA3.