Xmas is a common abbreviation of the word Christmas. It is sometimes
pronounced /ˈɛksməs/, but Xmas, and variants such as Xtemass, originated as ...
Christmas is also sometimes known as Xmas. Some people don't think it's correct
to call Christmas 'Xmas' as that takes the 'Christ' (Jesus) out of Christmas.
Dec 19, 2016 ... The X in Christmas is used like the R in R.C. My given name at birth was ... The
idea of X as an abbreviation for the name of Christ came into ...
Dec 21, 2015 ... Here's a holiday surprise that only the dictionary can provide. Do you find the
word “Xmas,” as an abbreviation for Christmas, offensive?
Dec 24, 2013 ... Rumor: The term 'Xmas' is a modern and disrespectful abbreviation for 'Christmas
Dec 21, 2011 ... It turns out, “Xmas” is not a non-religious version of “Christmas”. The “X” is
actually indicating the Greek letter “Chi”, which is short for the Greek ...
Dec 8, 2014 ... Words change over time—their meaning, their usage, and even their spelling.
Take Christmas and its shortened version, Xmas, for example.
ANSWER: Abbreviating the word Christmas to Xmas does not 'cut Jesus short' as
your Emailed question suggested. Before we explain this, let us first discover ...
Dec 9, 2014 ... Around Christmas each year there are always those who decry the use of the
abbreviation "Xmas" as some kind of blasphemy against Christ ...
X in Greek is "chi" - not Christ! The closest one is "Xpiotus" which means
ANOINTED. So, the right rendering would thus be "Xpiotusmas", not "Xmas"
where X ...