Underscore (was Dot)
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Mon Aug 6 22:33:17 UTC 2001
>> I would like a one-syllable synonym for the underscore ( _ )
>"Where's Victor Borge when you need him?"
I'm sure Borge would have had a word for it, but from one of his other
routines -- he would have called it an undernineteen.
On Mon, 6 Aug 2001 14:01:21 -0400 "Steve Kl." <stevekl at PANIX.COM> writes:
>Perhaps only Erin will get this, but:
>On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, James A. Landau wrote:
>> There is one term which does not yet exist but hopefully will appear
>> would like a one-syllable synonym for the underscore ( _ )
>I asked some tech friends of mine if they were aware of any such words
>_, and so far no one has responded except for my partner who said
>Victor Borge when you need him?"
>(In the early 70s on The Electric Company, Victor Borge narrated this
>story, and he also narrated all of the punctuation -- he had a special
>sound for each mark, although the _ didn't come into play.)
>-- Steve Kl.
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