Re: Saying characters out loud (derives from hash, pound,octothorpe?)

From: John D. Burger (
Date: Thu Jul 11 2002 - 13:52:13 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.

Victor Borge - very funny bit. See:

- John Burger
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