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    • Join Date: Nov 2006
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    #1

    Smile Christmas

    I recently picked up ON Christmas. As I have been used to using at and had never come across on Christmas before I started checking against several of my dictionaries, without any success as all of them gave at as the correct preposition. Thus my question(s) is/are
    when is on used before christmas?
    is it US English?
    if both are oK, what's the difference?

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    #2

    Re: Christmas

    On Christmas Day, perhaps?


    • Join Date: Nov 2006
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    #3

    Re: Christmas

    Well, I just watched the tape again. The line was

    ... Christ was born on Christmas and he died on Easter.


    • Join Date: May 2006
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    #4

    Re: Christmas

    He was born on Christmas Day. He died on Good Friday. He rose on Easter Sunday.

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