I used to believe the phrase “Xmas” was somehow disrespectful or a way to remove Christ from Christmas . . . until I learned what the “X” meant.
The “X” in “Xmas” is actually the Greek letter chi, which was a common abbreviation for Kristos (Christ). This same letter also appears in the Ichthus (fish) acronym:
Just thought I’d let you know that “Xmas” is not blasphemous.
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