Readers of this list may be amused by the article on character
I am given to understand that the origin of this sign (and the
explanation for its sometimes being called a "pound sign" is as a
ligature of "lb"; see U+2114 in the current (not 3.0) glyph charts.
-- Michael Everson *** Everson Typography *** http://www.evertype.com
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