X's, crosses as kisses and as blessings

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 4 00:53:19 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting. And what about O's for hugs?

Once you have X for a kiss, O for a hug is an iconic partner. "Put your arms
around me like a circle 'round the sun..."

How old are X's and O's in tic-tac-toe?

Mark Mandel

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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