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What Does the X in Xmas Mean? - Ligonier Ministries

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Dec 18, 2015 ... The X in Christmas is used like the R in R.C. My given name at birth ... our alphabet as an X. That X has come through church history to be a ...

The "X" in "Xmas" Doesn't Take the "Christ" Out of "Christmas"

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Dec 21, 2011 ... Myth: “Xmas” is a non-religious name / spelling for “Christmas”. ... tagged with Christmas Facts, christmas history, christmas myths, etymology ...

The X in Xmas literally means Christ. Here's the history behind it

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Dec 14, 2014 ... The abbreviation stuck and eventually was shortened to Xmas. ... the culture wars , the historical tension between the left and the Christian right.

The X in Xmas literally means Christ. Here's the history behind it. - Vox

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Dec 14, 2014 ... You've probably heard the phrase "Keep Christ in Christmas," either on a church sign, or a Facebook wall. You might have even heard it this ...

The Origin of "Xmas" - CRI/Voice

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Dec 31, 2012 ... You've heard the classic story about the little boy who noticed the huge red-and- green sign spray-painted on a department story: "Happy Xmas.

Xmas | Definition of Xmas by Merriam-Webster

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Define xmas: christmasXmas in a sentence. ... X (symbol for Christ, from the Greek letter chi (X), initial of Christos Christ) + -mas (in ... The origin story is true.

X Means Christ: It's All Greek To Me - All Creatures Guide to ...

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This is the case in the Chi (X) abbreviation for Christ in Xmas. ... those who wish to secularize Christmas really knew their own history and etymology they'd stop ...

Why Is There an X in Xmas? - Ancient/Classical History - About.com

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The name Xmas is sometimes seen as a move to take the religious Christ element out of Christmas. But that's not its origins.

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Why get cross about Xmas?

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Dec 22, 2004 ... For some, Xmas is a four-letter word. But is it really ... She is also not convinced by the argument that the word's history makes it acceptable.

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The “X” in “Xmas” — Learn the sacred, 1,000-year-old meaning of ...

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Dec 21, 2015 ... Do you find the word “Xmas,” as an abbreviation for Christmas, offensive? ... Yes, Jesus was a legitimate historical figure, as there is scientific ...

Is it ok to use Xmas to mean Christmas? -- Christmas Customs and ...

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Find out what Xmas means and why we sometimes use it instead of Christmas! The history of the name of Christmas and Xmas.

Xmas Abbreviation : snopes.com

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Dec 24, 2013 ... Rumor: The term 'Xmas' is a modern and disrespectful abbreviation for 'Christmas .'