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We'll correct this team -- placing Merry Christmas with happy holidays across our entire American culture -- better to ask.
-- a man who has helped Santa Claus 365.
That's right sell lizard is the author of being Santa Claus what I learned about the true meaning of Christmas that's the name of the book.
But Santa if you will well I understand you don't like to say happy holidays -- Well you know actually I I wish people always -- happy holidays -- I tend to be a little bit more specific I can't find any reference where Santas ever said anything other than.
Merry Christmas yet so I like to wish people a Merry Christmas.
And what's the response to all the hundreds and thousands of kids -- you've come across and all these years that you've been Santa's helper.
What can I say children are wonderful.
I've always said.
Pleasant responses from them and down and parents to I like to think that I'm a Santa for boys and girls of all ages.
Indeed and I know that you you know people will see on the street and throughout the year and they'll -- to US into your car says -- -- a mobile.
And you have got the biggest belt buckle I have ever seen.
Well well well I like to say that the elves got the idea from Elvis.
For a prize fighter.
So so so what do you make -- I don't know what do you make of -- you've been around for a long time do in this.
-- what do you make of the political.
Correctness part of our culture have you seen it change over time.
You know I never had a problem being Santa Claus.
But there was a time a few years back when.
Suddenly I started showing up at Christmas parties and was told that.
They were heavy holiday parties and so therefore they didn't need -- Santa anymore.
And -- about that time that was the time and I think the surgeon general said this and it should lay off the cookies and start picking up more.
Carrots and broccoli and I heard that Santas and Australia had to say ha ha -- so as not to offend.
Certain gals and that Santas in England we're glad to have children on their laps anymore yeah so as not to.
Now create an image of him.
Well we know that you love the spirit of Christmas throughout the year and we also known CNN that there are a lot of young viewers right now and they're looking forward to you I'd drop and buy their house and a couple of days any messages for the kids -- the world.
Anyone here knows me knows that I liked talking to children and I like to sing songs and half months so this is why it's important for children.
To be in bed when I come by the world -- if they're not that I may get behind schedule I know some home port child might not get their presence so.
If there are still up by just passed by their house and try to make it back later so far I've been able to but why take the chance.
-- and that is such an important piece of advice if you hear the -- patter you might just not stop.
And I think so many kids need to take that to heart -- write your new your new book sell is being Santa Claus what I learned.
About the true meaning of Christmas yet and you know what F.
This Christmas Eve I'm not only gonna look for Rudolph with that nose so bright I'm gonna look up in the -- for that giant shiny belt buckle.
You you could still -- on -- -- off.
Thank you Santa it'll be there -- learned he's not Janice from the North Pole today -- -- -- from Atlanta.
Think -- her Merry Christmas Santa.
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