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The X stands for the cross Christ died on.
People just call it that to make writing shorter and easier. If you had to write 10+ Christmas cards, I'm pretty sure you wouldn't want to write the words "Merry Christmas" over and over and over again.

it's a shorter way to say it n his is correct to!!

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Q: Why is Christmas sometimes written X-mas?
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