A town in staffordshire called stoke-on-trent are calling xmas, 'winter fest'...well, not the people of course, just their local council, it said that; as so many different cultures celebrate xmas, it would be offensive to them if it was continued to be called by its christian derived name.
I think this is totally wrong and if other religeous cultures want to celebrate another religeous culture's festival, they should celebrate its name aswell!
:bootyshak to the people trying to steal Crimbo
Actually, I think "Winter Fest" is a great name. Could never stand that Christ bloke always having a part in everything. This way, we can get back to celebrating Chrismas/Xmas/Winter Fest the traditional way- that is, alcohol and presents- rather than having a load of religion thrown at us once a year.
XMAS IS XMAS. THe stupid ****s at stoke of trent can go **** emselfs!
/me wonders if they will be consistent...
if christmas is unaccepable...what about the other "mas", like michaelmas for example? they gonna change that? doubt it.
Stoke on trent council -go eat santa's reindeer's crap!
i find the word diwali offensive as its nothing to do with my culture. CHANGE IT NOW!!!!!
fkin ******** the whole lot of it.