Merry Xmas – I Mean, chi mas, I mean Χριστός mas, I mean Christmas — 2010

Several paragraphs are a repost from last year’s Christmas related posts.  Specifically, how the use of Xmas really isn’t a strategy for taking Christ out of Christmas or the holydays, I mean, holidays. Many people get themselves in an uproar when someone uses the abbreviation Xmas.  To them, it symbolizes the effort to remove the […]

Repost: Merry Chistmas, Happy Holydays

(This is a repost of a blog written last December 17,) The holiday season is upon us.  It does start earlier and earlier each year – at least in the stores.  In the good old days, you didn’t see Christmas decorations until Thanksgiving.  You didn’t see Halloween stuff in the stores until October.  Well, it’s […]

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