Subject: #
From: "Bailey, Doug S" <dsbailey -at- INGR -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 1996 13:25:21 -0500

>We also call it the tic-tac-toe sign around here ("Mash the 1 key and then
>mash the tic-tac-toe sign and it'll ring my bells in my office. . . .")
>It kind of looks like a splat, too, but "*" is the splat, unless you're on
>a Mac and have a "command" key, which is officially the "splat" or

Hmmmmmmmmm.......... when did people stop calling the # sign the
_pound_ sign? Or the * the _asterisk_? "Splat"? Heck, even "star"
is more accurate than "splat"...

Is this the new English?


Doug Bailey, Technical Writer
Intergraph Corporation
Huntsville, AL 35894-0001
dsbailey -at- ingr -dot- com

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