Re: What do you call this? -Reply

Subject: Re: What do you call this? -Reply
From: Diane Williams <DWILLIAM -at- WALCOFF -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 9 May 1995 14:20:38 -0500

The dictionary calls it an "at" sign meaning "each" for use in business
equations, such as on a sales receipt:

4 apples @ 20? = 80?

I use it in my own personal shorthand to mean "at" or "about" as in a
location or approximation, I guess just because it starts with an "a."

~~Diane Williams
dwilliam -at- walcoff -dot- com


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