Word of the Day 6/05


Definition~ The symbol #

Yes our favorite symbol, the hashtag has a real name. Even before that it was called pound, or the number sign.  Ask any elementary kid they will call a #, they will say hashtag, ask they what a pound it, most will say, “pound cake?” Apparently the word began in the 1970s, -octo means eight (for the eight edges) and who knows what thorpe means. As for me the first thing I see when  I look at a #, is a tic-tac-toe game {I like being X}.


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