Re: who invented the @?

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sat Jul 29 2000 - 21:30:05 MDT

Damien Broderick wrote:
> I don't know who invented it, but I suspect I'm the one who invented the
> meme of using it as shorthand ordinary language for `email address', as in:
> `Can you e me his @?' This can be pronounced as `Can you email me his email
> address?' but I and some of my pals have started saying simply `Can you ee
> me his at?'
> Spread the meme!

Or you could say:

Hey, what is your sphincter?


My ear is

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