English words for @

Russ McClay mcclay at TAOLODGE.COM.TW
Thu Jun 29 02:38:37 UTC 2000

Thomas Paikeday wrote:

> I believe "the at symbol" would be the enduring name for it. I am reminded of "the number sign" [#] which at  one time was called "the octothorpe,"
> by Ma Bell I think, but it apparently didn't take.

I've always called it "the at sign"; similar to the "dollar sign".


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