a lifetime commitment to
not drinking alcohol
use tobacco products
or taking recreational drugs.
why the X is there...
The letter X is the most known symbol of straight edge, commonly worn as a marking or tattoo on the back of one or both hands, though it can be displayed on other body parts as well.
A variation involving a trio of X's (xXx) originated in artwork created by Minor Threat's(the band that wrote a song that made straightXedge what it is) drummer, Jeff Nelson
X- facts told to us by other peoples -X Punk_Savage wrote on Apr 21st, 2009 7:45pm:
Ian Mackaye wrote the song straight edge .
XCount Me InX wrote on Apr 23rd, 2009 12:54pm:
the X dervived from minors going to clubs and having their hands marked with Xs so they werent allowed to get alcohol