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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000428.txt from 2000/07

From: "Michael Bryant" <michael@-----.uk>
Subj: [kl] =====
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 07:20:33 -0400

Off-topic warning (-M)

The'=' sign, as employed in email addresses,
in various languages: what do you call it?
The following appeared in Newsletter 52
of the Dvorak Society.

Czech = zavinac = rollmop
Polish = malpka = monkey (crossed l = w)
German = affenschwanz = monkey's tail
Hungarian = kukac = maggot or worm

Further translations gratefully received

M
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