Monday, June 13, 2011

The Ampersand, Pt. 1

Graffiti from Pompeii, circa 79 AD.

via Shady Characters The secret life of punctuation
…the ampersand is an orphan: its creator is not known, and the closest it comes to a parent is the anonymous first century graffiti artist who scrawled it hastily across a Pompeiian wall.”
Read the rest here.

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