Xmas is a common abbreviation of the word Christmas. It is sometimes
pronounced /ˈɛksməs/, ... Lord Byron used the term in 1811, as did Samuel
Coleridge (1801) and Lewis Carroll (1864...
Dec 21, 2015 ... Do you find the word “Xmas,” as an abbreviation for Christmas, offensive? ... You
are trying not to bash Christians, but that's exactly what you did. .... If you don't
beleive in Jesus, when He will come, you will believe, though ...
Dec 18, 2015 ... The first letter of the Greek word Christos is transliterated into our alphabet as an
X. That X has come through church history to be a shorthand ...
Find out what Xmas means and why we sometimes use it instead of ... 'kye' - it
rhymes with 'eye') which is the first letter of the Greek word for Christ, Christos.
But some Christians take offense to the word "Xmas" and have called for the
abolishment of this ... So why is it so controversial, and where did it originate?
Where did this shortened version of the name come from? ... ANSWER:
Abbreviating the word Christmas to Xmas does not 'cut Jesus short' as your
Dec 31, 2012 ... Explanation of the origin and use of the abbreviation xmas. ... And finally, in a
forlorn voice, he asked his dad: "Did they cross Christ out of Christmas, Daddy? ...
The time has come to separate the religious festival of Christmas ...
Dec 23, 1993 ... So just how did the term "Xmas" come to be used in place of ... It was the first
letter of the word Christos (meaning "the anointed one," e.g., the ...
How did the word 'Xmas' or 'X-mas' originate? ... Xmas in that manner, the actual
origin of the word Xmas has nothing to do with taking Christ out of Christmas.
The name Xmas is sometimes seen as a move to take the religious Christ
element out of Christmas. ... holiday, but since 'X' is not Chi in English, we read
the word as X-mas and see no connection with Christ. ... What does theotokos