Wordsmitten Wednesday: Xmas


It’s okay to write “Xmas” because ‘X’ is the Greek letter “chi” which is the first letter in “Christ”…which is how early Xians abbreviated it sometimes.
― James-Michael Smith, Biblical Scholar and Teacher, jmsmith.org


4 thoughts on “Wordsmitten Wednesday: Xmas

  1. rudejasper says:

    Glad to know that this is not entirely blasphemous because I use it pretty frequently and don’t mean it to be disrespectful. Plus I’m always interested in the etymology and story behind words and “slang”. Thanks for sharing – I like learning!

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