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Shady characters : ampersands, interrobangs and other typographical curiosities

Author: Keith Houston
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2015. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives answers to these questions. From the pilcrow to the ampersand, it reflects  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Houston
ISBN: 9780718193881 0718193881
OCLC Number: 909075045
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Keith Houston.

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