Rasmussen Reports has taken a poll on the question and says that 70 percent of Christmas shoppers would prefer to see Merry Christmas on store signs. Good for them! Of course, they kind of spoiled it by referring to the Christmas shoppers as "holiday shoppers".
"Holiday shoppers, as they have for several years, would prefer to be greeted with signs reading 'Merry Christmas' rather than 'Happy Holidays' this season.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that 70% prefer that stores use signs that say 'Merry Christmas.' "
70% Prefer 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays' on Store Signs, November 29, 2011