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Xmas - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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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

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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"

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...