When I hear someone say, "Jesus H. Christ," I always wonder what the "H" stands for. Probably hippie.

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SDaniels April 13, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m.

Cuddle's wiki link gives:

"The symbol, derived from the first three letters of the Greek name of Jesus (Ιησούς), is transliterated IHS, IHC, JHS or JHC. Since the transliteration IHS gave rise to the backronym Iesus Hominum Salvator (Latin for "Jesus, savior of men"), it is plausible that JHC similarly led to Jesus Harold Christ[3], Harold coming from the mispronunciation of the word "Hallowed" of the Lords prayer: "Our Father who art in heaven Harold be thy name". The H has also been said to stand for "holy"."

I bet some kid with a bible somewhere started it:

"...Harold be thy name." :)

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quillpena April 13, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m.

We should start calling you, S "Wikipedia" Daniels, or SWD; editorial appreciated.

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quillpena April 13, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m.

Since He's Jewish, I so wanted it to be Hershel. Jesus "Hershel" Christ. Oy!

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CuddleFish April 13, 2010 @ 9:04 p.m.

Jesus Homer Christ? I don't know, doesn't have a ring to it ...

You know who we need, that guy on ESPN that always comes up with these nicknames for athletes. Like Jesus "Homerun" Christ, there you go! :)

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