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#Octothorpe - A Symbolistic Journey

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Published on Oct 24, 2014

In which Hank dives in the the convoluted story of the # - whatever that thing is called. Where it comes from, where it's going, and how it got its most peculiar name.

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I didn't have time to say this in the video, but one of the coolest things about "octothorpe" is that it is a word that is part of our language that doesn't have linguistic roots. It was 100% made up. We have other words like this, but not very many.

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