Of course Christmas cards are not disappearing! They are more evident than ever before, apparently. But, according to a survey of Birmingham shops reported in The Telegraph today, out of a total of 5,706 designs only 66 (1.2%) featured depictions of the nativity.
The findings emerged a week after the 2011 census results were released, showing about 60% of the UK population would describe themselves as Christian.
So what does that mean? I guess it’s not the popularity of Christmas that’s on the wane, just that darn religious content that keeps getting in the way!
Read more: The Telegraph, 21/12/12