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"I hate gingerbread houses! I hate presents and toys! I hate reindeer and all of the good girls and boys! I hate the Whos down in Whoville, and all of their songs! I hate their wumpets and flumpets and goobakfobrongs! I hate carols and sleigh rides and fa-la-la-la-las! But above all things else, I hate Santa Claus!"

"The birth of our Lord is a time to repent, not to feast on cake."
Margaret White, Carrie

Calvin's Dad: Watching a Christmas special?
Calvin: Yep.
Calvin's Dad: Another show extolling love and peace interrupted every seven minutes by commercials extolling greed and waste. I hate to think what you're learning from this.
Calvin: I'm learning I need my own TV so I can watch someplace else.

"Nice try, and a Merry Humbug! Ha ha, ha ha!"

"Any idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled in his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!"
Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol

People loaded with good will,
Giving presents, what a thrill
That slushy nonsense makes me ill!
I hate Christmas!
Oscar the Grouch, Sesame Street

"Oh, that garish, hollow charade; Forced jollity on every lip, instancy of goodwill in every heart. Tidings of comfort and joy, indeed."
Ultra-Humanite, "Comfort and Joy", Justice League

"On the contrary, I found the Grinch to be a relatable, engaging character. I was really with him, right up to the point where he succumbed to social convention and returned the presents and saved Christmas. What a buzz kill that was."
Sheldon Cooper after watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas! for the first time, The Big Bang Theory


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