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The popular "Deck the Halls" song is a Christmas carol that dates back to the sixteenth century. It wasn't always associated with Christmashowever; the melody comes from a Welsh winter song called "Nos Galan," which is actually about New Year's Eve. Oliphant was a Scottish songwriter and author who was responsible for many popular songs and writings.
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There's nothing like a word like 'gay' to get a group of young kids giggling uncontrollably, and when you're a teacher trying to get them to learn "Deck the Halls" for a Christmas pagent, that can be a problem. So, what is a teacher to do? Why, change the word, of course! Michigan parents were up in arms when they got word that their first and second graders would be singing, "Don we now our bright apparel, fa la la, la la la, la, la, la" instead of "Don we now our GAY apparel, fa la," well, you know the rest.
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Hallmark's Keepsake Sweater Ornament says, "Don we now our fun apparel. But they did change the lyrics, and despite the apology, the sweater ornament is still available on the Hallmark website, though in a tacit acknowledgment of the controversy over the wording, the web copy now reads. When it comes to Christmas sweaters, gaudy can be good!
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Screencap via. Hallmark, a chain of stores whose name is shorthand for "bullshit sentimentality for the lowest common denominator," is selling a Christmas ornament that changes the word "gay" in the Christmas carol "Deck the Halls" to "fun. Hang up this flashy sweater to make your tree's outfit complete.
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