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From: Chris Pitt Lewis <>
Subject: Re: XPOFER RAMPSHAW Durham City
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 1999 12:38:02 +0000
In article <>, Sandy
McDougall <> writes
>At 03:29 PM 2/13/99 +0000, you wrote:
>>If any kind soul has any information on Xpofer Rampshaw who married a
>>Allyson Stokel in Durham 1560 I would be very grateful.
>>How on earth does one pronounce "Xpofer"?
>How about Christopher????
To explain more fully, the XP are not Latin letters, but Greek, the
letters Chi and Rho, being the first two letters of the name Christ
(XPICTOC), and a standard abbreviation for it. Hence Xpofer =
Christofer. Compare Xmas for Christmas.
Chris (Xpopher) Pitt Lewis
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