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What is a good, "Happy birthday!" saying?

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An old birthday toast is, "Here's to a long life and a merry one, a quick death and an easy one, a pretty girl and an honest one, a cold beer and another one!" The sexual orientation of the person being toasted may require substitution of the word "girl."

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Birthday sayings and toasts vary widely depending on the age of the person being celebrated. A suitable birthday saying for a child is, "You have brought so much joy and happiness into our lives. We love you little one. Happy birthday!" A birthday saying is most satisfying when spoken truthfully and from the heart.

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