Sign reading “Pedestrian X” (Pedestrian Crossing)


Proper Noun

  • used by those who have had their identity or heritage, including their proper ancestral names, erased or forgotten.
  • Christ




  • Introduced by René Descartes in the context of mathematical notation, but has since widened to other contexts.
  • Presumably by abbreviation of the pronunciation of ecstasy.
  • From Christ by abbreviation, , from Χριστός.
  • From cross, due to the X symbol being a cross saltire.

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