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Monday, 23 December 2013

Introducing the most difficult letter of the alphabet!! The X

The X is always considered to be a letter, but it's more. It is a number in Roman arithmatic. It's a multiplication sign in our arithmatic. It represents a whole word like in xoxox at the bottom of a letter, and sometimes it is as good as a signature.

It also represents an instrument of execution like the Saint Andrew cross.

















A paper-knife





It can also be a decoration or an ornament in one of our domestic utensils.




Norwegian bridal spoon

































What did it mean on the sail of theSanta Maria of Christoffel Columbus? At least I think this caravel on the photo is his ship.





































If you take part in this game:

1 please use the letter X in a photo, or in a poem, a story...whatever,

2 and refer to the founder of this meme:Mrs. Denise Nesbitt and Roger who took over from her.Or show the logo of this meme in your post, or (like I do) in the sidebar.

Don't forget these two conditions !! 

See you my friends, 

Wil, ABCW Team

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7 comments:

  1. Great post for the letter X. Happy Christmas!

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  2. Merry Christmas and thanks for hosting this meme. cheers. Nora

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  3. Your ABC Wednesdays are always so informative, and this one is no X-ception. I used a well-known 20th century musician, even though I'm pretty sure Roger has mentioned him before, but as much as Roger and I both love 20th century music, we do have a different point of view.
    I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, Wil, and that the year 2014 is good to you. Let's keep in touch!
    Love and hugs, K

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  4. Not many people participating this round. X on Xmas is tough! Thank you for a great round. As we skid to the end of the alphabet, I'm pondering my theme for the next round.

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  5. Learned a few things from your post today. Very interesting.

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  6. Thank you all and I wish you all a very great 2014! And, as Kay Davies said:" Let's keep in touch!"

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