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Sep 3, 2012

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In honor of Labor Day, we have the story of one of the hardest working symbols around; the @ sign, that we use when we email and when we tweet. William Allman is the author of “The Accidental History of the @ Symbol,” in this month's Smithsonian magazine. He offers some interesting tidbits on the @ symbol.

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The origins of the @ sign

Sep 3, 2012
A Smithsonian writer checks out the history of the @ symbol.

In honor of Labor Day, we have the story of one of the hardest working symbols around; the @ sign, that we use when we email and when we tweet. William Allman is the author of “The Accidental History of the @ Symbol,” in this month’s Smithsonian magazine. He offers some interesting tidbits on the @ symbol.

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