Well, we’re a third of the way through our Christmas countdown already, and sharing Lilly Laudanum’s Christmas facts – which are totally nothing to do with burlesque, but everything to do with festive cheer!
Fact #8… Which concerns the origins of Xmas…
X is actually the greek letter Chi, the first letter of the Greek for ‘Christ’. The abbreviation ‘Xmas’ has been used since the 16 century, although more widely used in modern times since 18 and 19 centuries.
Today’s featured pic is the lovely Diva Hollywood’s Fairy from our Myths and Legends show, December 2012. A little heads-up – Diva will be coming back to Bluestocking in 2016! We can’t wait, she is one of our faves!