Passing of R. Tomlinson
tdk.knight at gmail.com
Fri May 20 23:54:24 CDT 2016
100 yrs ago people gather around sign boards to get the latest and word
would spread from that. News papers used to print several times a day in
that time as well amazing how computers changed things that fast :)
On May 20, 2016 8:12 PM, "Chuck Guzis" <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> On 05/20/2016 05:49 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> > On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 2:41 AM, Eric Christopherson
> > <echristopherson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> OH! He invented the at sign!
> >> ;)
> > More or less funny names for the commercial at-sign: in Norwegian:
> > krøll-alfa ("curled alpha") in Swedish: kanelbulle ("cinnamon bun"?)
> > :-)
> Another very interesting term to file away with German "Gaensefuesschen"
> for quotation marks (usually the << and >> ones).
> "Little goose feet".
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