Re: # sign

Subject: Re: # sign
From: Karen Molloy <Karen_Molloy -dot- PILOT -at- PILOTSW -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 1996 11:41:15 EDT

dsbailey -at- INGR -dot- COM wrote:

>Hmmmmmmmmm.......... when did people stop calling the # sign the
>_pound_ sign?

Many people outside the US have *never* called it the "pound" sign. Ask someone
who speaks British English what the pound sign is. What they consider the pound
sign is not the # symbol.

Karen Molloy

Pilot Software
kmolloy -at- pilotsw -dot- com

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