b/w (was: boilermakers and depth charges)

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Tue Apr 4 17:06:39 UTC 2000

I'm embarrassed to admit that I thought of 'betwixt' right after I posted
that note.  But I still wonder who originated the use of 'xt' itself; I've
used it since high school days and suspect that it may be a
stenographers'/secretaries' usage?

At 12:40 AM 4/4/00 -0400, you wrote:
>At 2:56 PM -0400 4/3/00, Beverly Flanigan wrote:
> >More common is "btw" or "btwn," or even the old "xt" (where'd that come
> >from, anyway?).
> >
>betwiXT, I assume.  I've never come across it, though.

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