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The Accidental History Of The @ Symbol

Smithsonian Magazine | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology

Called the "snail" by Italians and the "monkey tail" by the Dutch, @ is the sine qua non of electronic communication, thanks to e-mail addresses and T...

Sleeping Cat? Monkey Tail? 11 Things Other Countries Call The '@'

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

What do sleeping cats, dog heads, and strudels all have in common? To speakers of different languages around the world, these objects all resemble ...

MoMA Acquires The "@" Symbol

MoMA | Posted by Pat | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MoMA's Department of Architecture and Design has acquired the @ symbol into its collection. It is a momentous, elating acquisition that makes us all p...