RE: Saying characters out loud (derives from hash, pound,octothor pe?)

From: Figge, Donald (
Date: Thu Jul 11 2002 - 13:04:00 EDT

Suzanne M. Topping wrote:

>There was a comedian in the 1970's (I remember him from the children's
>public television show "Electric Company") who pronounced punctuation
>"phonetically" while reading various passages. So it wasn't words for
>the symbols, it was sounds.

That was probably Victor Borge.

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