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    Bottom line.. No one really knows so what is "your" best guess?

    I think maybe Al Gore contrived it in a previous life so he could invent the internet.
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    I just wish we could all agree what to call it, especially verbally.

    Around the world in different circles it has about 100 potential names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/@

    Bruce

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    To be honest with you guys the @ sign has never really disturbed me that much to lose any sleep over it.

    What really upsets me is that no one has found a way to use it in a crossword puzzle.
    "If You Are Reading This In English, Thank A VET"

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    For a more authoritative article on the @ symbol, see WorldWideWords!
    Last edited by BATcher; 2012-05-05 at 05:17.
    BATcher

    milliHelen
    (unit): that quantity of female facial beauty sufficient to launch a single ship

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    Interesting articles guys, thanks .

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    Wikipedia has an article on the subject as well: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/@

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    It seems everyone has a different explanation of how it originated..
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