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X is for…


x Yet another letter of the alphabet tough for me 🙂

From the school days, X was always the unknown 🙂 the number to search for. The equation to solve.

Following that thought – probably that’s why it meant the spot where treasure was on the pirate maps? Meaning the unknown, the promise, the riddle to solve…

In Polish language, additionally, there is a saying “postawic na kims krzyzyk” (seems close to English: “to ‘x’ someone out” but not sure if completely)- to cross someone out, to give up trying to make a decent person out of someone, or give up trying to convince someone about something 🙂



5 thoughts on “X is for…

  1. When you said X someone out I thought of Xmas. That’s a whole other can of worms right there.
    Stephanie Finnell
    @randallbychance from
    Katy Trail Creations
    Stephanies Stuff

  2. Following on your treasure hunt thought and keying on Keith’s comment, I wonder if “X” marked the spot because the person drawing the map was marking that spot, and therefore the treasure, as his.

  3. And every time you write the letter X, you are forging someone’s signature…

    Keith Channing A-Zing from

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