When Did The @ Symbol Come In To Use

6 November 2018, 16:05

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When did the @ symbol come in to common use, was it before the computer age?

Name: Scott, Colchester

Question: When did the @ symbol come in to common use, was it before the computer age?

Name: Max, Hither Green

Answer: It is an accountancy symbol. It has been around since Victorian times. (e.g example 10 apples @ 4p)

Qualification: Former newspaper sub-editor.

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