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Xmas is a common abbreviation of the word Christmas. It is sometimes pronounced /ˈɛksməs/, but Xmas, and variants such as Xtemass, originated as ...

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


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.

What Does the X in Xmas Mean? - Ligonier Ministries


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 ...

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


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?

Xmas Abbreviation : snopes.com


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

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

Why do we shorten Christmas as Xmas? | Grammarly Blog


Dec 8, 2014 ... Words change over time—their meaning, their usage, and even their spelling. Take Christmas and its shortened version, Xmas, for example.

Why is Christmas shortened to XMAS? - The Bible Study Site


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 ...

The Origin of "Xmas" - CRI/Voice


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 ...

Xmas | Definition of Xmas by Merriam-Webster


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 ...