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? ... take
the letter n out and place it at the end you get Satan come on people quit ..... I am
embarrassed to say did not know the X in Xmas was originally ...
Dec 19, 2016 ... The first letter of the Greek word Christos is transliterated into our ... an X. That X
has come through church history to be a shorthand symbol for ...
Dec 12, 2016 ... So why did it take so long for the word Christmas to come into existence? ... is so
important, how did Christmas ever get shortened to Xmas?
Dec 24, 2013 ... Rumor: The term 'Xmas' is a modern and disrespectful abbreviation for 'Christmas
Dec 8, 2014 ... The word Christmas comes from the combination of the words 'Christ' and 'mass.'
But where did the X in Xmas come from, and what does it ...
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.
Dec 9, 2014 ... 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 21, 2011 ... xmas Myth: “Xmas” is a non-religious name / spelling for “Christmas”. ... where
nearly everywhere “Christ” appeared in a word, the Greek Chi would replace that
part of the word. ..... Where did you come up with this nonsense?
Origin and Etymology of xmas. X (symbol for Christ, from the Greek letter chi (X),
initial of Christos Christ) + -mas (in Christmas). First Known Use: 1551 ...