Reminder for the ‘Xmas’ Dilettantes…

I’ve circled the Greek letters chi and xi for the benefit of those who think the English letter x = the Greek letter chi.

2 thoughts on “Reminder for the ‘Xmas’ Dilettantes…

  1. timbulkeley 8 Dec 2018 at 3:07 pm

    Sorry, I can not find your point here. Are you saying that Χ not Ξ is the appropriate abbreviation for χριστός ? Is do you actually know people who write Ξ not X?

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    • Jim 8 Dec 2018 at 3:13 pm

      that’s exactly the point. people say ‘merry ex-mas’, not merry ‘chi-mas’ because they think the greek chi is an x.

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