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alfonzos

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Re: Things You've Learned From Game Shows..
« Reply #30 on: June 26, 2020, 05:46:34 PM »
I learned what an awl is.
"Concentration" also taught me the meaning of "forfeit."
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Re: Things You've Learned From Game Shows..
« Reply #31 on: June 27, 2020, 03:35:37 AM »
I learned that the symbol ( & ) is called an ampersand.

Kevin Prather

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Re: Things You've Learned From Game Shows..
« Reply #32 on: June 27, 2020, 04:07:15 AM »
I learned that the symbol ( & ) is called an ampersand.

I guess I learned all the punctuation names they used. Apostrophe, hyphen, etc.

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Re: Things You've Learned From Game Shows..
« Reply #33 on: June 27, 2020, 09:07:04 AM »
I learned that the symbol ( & ) is called an ampersand.
Dunno where you learned it from.  I first learned about it on Play the Percentages.

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Re: Things You've Learned From Game Shows..
« Reply #34 on: June 27, 2020, 11:36:29 AM »
I learned that the symbol ( & ) is called an ampersand.
Dunno where you learned it from.  I first learned about it on Play the Percentages.
Wheel for me. But when I was younger I thought Pat was saying “and/or sign”.
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Re: Things You've Learned From Game Shows..
« Reply #35 on: June 28, 2020, 10:50:14 PM »
Wheel for me. But when I was younger I thought Pat was saying “and/or sign”.

That's not too far off from where the word "ampersand" comes from (once upon a time, kids were taught to write the end of the alphabet as "WXYZ&" and recite it as "W, X, Y, Z, and, per se, and").
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