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Re: VMs: d's (8s) and ampersands (&) was; Nick's Strokes etc
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 12:36:33 -0000
From: Barbara Barrett <barbarabarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: VMs: d's (8s) and ampersands (&) was; Nick's Strokes etc
> > Rene Rote;
> >The hash and asterisk appear on telephone sets,
> >which prompts the other trivia: why on earth are
> >the number keys not in the same order on
> >telephones and on calculators?????
> Bruce Belayed;
> Speaking of trivia, the "hash" (or "pound sign" as it is called in the
> US but not the UK) is also known as an "octothorp".
And British Telecom calls * "star" and # "Gate" keys!
I like that :-)
steve ( Gate/from/TO where?) ekwall
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