> Prof. Giorgio Stabile (History of Science, Rome University, La Sapienza)
> found the @ symbol in many ancient documents.
> Actually venetian and florentine merchants used the @ symbol during the XVI
> At that time the @ symbol meant *anfora*, a capacity measure.
> Prof. Stabile is quite sure that the man who invented the @ was Leonardo da
Of course, he was Italian.
"Everyone knows Scotch was invented by little old lady from Leningrad."
- Lt. Checkhov
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