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Do you want to know what the symbol @ is called in other countries? Click here!

For starters....

It is that curled tail on the @ that strikes people around the world, though it reminds them of many different animals. Danish and Swedish snabel-a see an elephant's trunk. The symbol's coiled look reminds people in many countries of a snail's shell. French has escargot, Italian chiocciola, Korean dalphaengi, Indonesian keong, and Hebrew shablul, all meaning `snail'. Hungarian kukac (that's `-ats') sees a worm.

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posted by Jdavies @ 8/31/2002,


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Jdavies lives in Quezon City, Philippines and has been blogging since 2002. A brand manager in a leading technology company and a freelance new media/web strategy consultant, he has refocused his blogging from personal, political & sociological observations, to marketing-related efforts and Internet trends that are relevant to his career and branding advocacies.

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This blog is a depot of thoughts and observations on marketing trends which remain personally relevant to the Author as far as his marketing career is concerned. Having evolved from the personal blog of Jdavies, much of the earlier work contained herein are laced with personal speculation, political views, and similar advocacies. These posts are being kept for posterity's sake and for no other reason. No effort is being made to claim that the author will not contradict himself from his previous positions or that such advocacies are absolute.


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