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Response to quinnox (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 01:34 PM

1. I doubt many people do. People don't speak like they text either.

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Response to quinnox (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 01:35 PM

2. "Xmas" is pronounced "KRISS-mass"

The "X" came from the medieval practice of writing a cross instead of "Christ." Parchement was very expensive and a number of standard abbreviations were often employed to save space.

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Response to Deep13 (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 01:37 PM

3. ah, I see now

 

never knew that, always wondered.

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