Can YouTell me where The word Chrimbo originated and a little background Please?

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Offline Karen W.

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Well I know Christmas for us comes from basically But Where does Chrimbo come from??

Please be sweet and tell this American a little background on this term!


Is it a combo of Christmas and boxing day?

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NO I believe its a British Phrase!

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no he'd be the one to answer!

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Yeah him or Paul or George!

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It's just a short form for Christmas... It's used in Canada too, but its not a widely used term.
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what is the BO part? I know is is for Christmas.. but does it have a history.. where did it come from. Is it a way to take Christ out of the celebration???

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."