xmas vs christmas : Common Errors in English

About xmas vs christmas

“Xmas” is not originally an attempt to exclude Christ from Christmas,but uses an abbreviation of the Greek spelling of the word “Christ” with the“X” representing the Greek letter chi. However, so few people know thisthat it is probably better not to use this popular abbreviation inreligious contexts.

xmas Meaning(s)

  • (n) a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

christmas Meaning(s)

  • (n) period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
  • (n) a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

xmas in News

  1. Schoolboy Q Makes 'Collard Greens' With Kendrick Lamar

    Filed under: Hip-Hop , Hip-Hop News , Songs Schoolboy Q delivers his West Coast rhymes on a new mellow groove called "Collard Greens," which also features fellow Black Hippy crew member. "Smoke this, drink this, straight to my level/ Watch this, no tip, yeah I'm the n----/ Gang rap, Xmas," he raps on the THC-produced track.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Boombox

  2. Local youths hosting Xmas in July for Oklahoma kids in need

    Young people helping young people. That is what the teenagers in the Topeka Youth Project's Youth Council are teaming up to do with Xmas in July to help other adolescents in need after two recent EF5 tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

christmas in News

  1. Perry signs 'Merry Christmas' bill into law

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Christmas may be six-plus months away, but it's already on the minds of Gov. Rick Perry and many in the Texas Legislature.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. ‘Merry Christmas Bill’ Signed By Rick Perry, Says Americans Have No Right To ‘Freedom From Religion’

    The “Merry Christmas Bill” signed by Rick Perry to much religious cheering Thursday has not gone over well universally, and many say the legislation violates laws regarding separation of church and state. Rick Perry’s “Merry Christmas Bill” was signed in the presence of several Santas, and Perry declared the new laws a victory for “religious [...] ‘Merry Christmas Bill’ Signed By Rick Perry ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Christmas in July helps homeless youths

    Follow us on Facebook by clicking here ! Christmas will be coming in July for more than 1,000 homeless youngsters in Broward.        
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Sun-Sentinel

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