Re: What's The Name of *#*

Subject: Re: What's The Name of *#*
From: Eric Haddock <eric -at- ENGAGENET -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 11:18:00 -0500

> In my Tech Editing class, we've been given the assignment to find out the
> correct name for the number sign or the pound sign (#). It's *not* called
> the commercial sign anymore, I've been told.

Commercial sign? _Commercial sign??_
The hell? I've never heard that before. I've heard "hashmark" and "pound
key" (which is what you'll find most often in voice mails) and tic-tac-toe,
but never "commercial sign." How odd.


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