Dec 21, 2011 ... So “Xmas” and “Christmas” are equivalent in every way except their lettering ...
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Dec 22, 2014 ... But the history of the word “Xmas” is actually more respectable — and fascinating
— than you might suspect. First of all, the abbreviation ...
Dec 31, 2012 ... Explanation of the origin and use of the abbreviation xmas.
Dec 24, 2013 ... Origins: The abbreviation of 'Xmas' for 'Christmas' is neither modern nor
disrespectful. The notion that it is a new and vulgar representation of ...
When I was a little girl in the 1950's, I remember one of the stores in our small
Georgia town having a sign outside that said “X-MAS SALE.” My mom hated that
Some even contend that its purpose is to literally cross out the word "Christ" with
an "X". However, a look at the origins of Xmas, or X-mas, shows this is not the ...
The name Xmas is sometimes seen as a move to take the religious Christ
element out of Christmas. But that's not its origins.
Dec 22, 2004 ... For some, Xmas is a four-letter word. But is it really cause for complaints? BBC
News investigates the origin of the word.
The X is the Greek letter chi, the initial letter in the word Χριστός (Chrīstos) “Christ
.” In spite of a long and respectable history, today Xmas is offensive to many, ...