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Do you take the time to spell out Christmas and not just put "Xmas"?

This has always bothered me. We celebrate CHRISTmas for a reason...why would you be so rude to "X" out Christ? Sorry if this is very controversial, i'm just sick of seeing it.


Asked by CassiRae3 at 3:08 PM on Dec. 13, 2010 in Holidays

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  • Actually, if you have time and energy to get all bent out of shape over this, you should be spending your time counting your blessings because you've got a far better life than most people on this planet.
    Or you can continue to spend your time looking for something to bitch about ...

    Answer by Gaccck at 4:37 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Actually, I get more offended at those who think Christmas is properly written as CHRISTmas. And while I usually write it out (because I too think it's lazy not to), Merry X-mas!

    Answer by justnancyb at 4:18 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Controversial? No. Petty and insignificant? Oh yeah.

    Answer by missingruth at 6:50 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • It's not taking christ out of Christmas ... but it is lazy. I write (or type) it out in full.

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 3:11 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Well said, Gaccck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oh, and Merry X-mas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Answer by yoliplus6 at 6:48 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Count your blessings.

    Answer by errantmommy at 6:43 PM on Dec. 13, 2010


    Answer by raisingmen at 3:08 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I write it out.

    Answer by NannyB. at 3:13 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

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    Answer by SherriX2 at 3:14 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • You do know the "X" stands for Christ and was used in ancient times when Christians were code. It's completely correct to write it Xmas.

    I tend to write it out as Christmas and I'm not Christian and Jesus has nothing to do with why I celebrate on the 25th (even though we still call it Christmas). No one can take anything out of your holiday, quit worrying about what other people do.
    Happy Holidays.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 3:30 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

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