Xmas

 

sights and sounds of xmas

sights and sounds of xmas

Xmas has been used for hundreds of years in religious writing, where the X represents a Greek chi, the first letter of Χριστος, “Christ.” In this use it is parallel to other forms like Xtian, “Christian.” But people unaware of the Greek origin of this X often mistakenly interpret Xmas as an informal shortening pronounced (ĕks’məs). Many therefore frown upon the term Xmas because it seems to them a commercial convenience that omits Christ from Christmas.

Straight from answers.com

 

 

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Hello. I pastor PromiseLand Church in San Marcos, TX. I am married to Erica, and we have 3 kids: Kennady, Jude, and Avery. All little ones! Visit our church site at www.psmchurch.com

Posted on December 1, 2012, in Daily Word and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I have done & thought just that. Thanks for enlightening

    Nell Moore

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