Corpora: the At sign

From: Tadeusz Piotrowski (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 17:12:46 MET DST

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    Dear All
    I have a slightly unusual request: what do the speakers of various languages
    call the at sign (@), as in the email addresses?
    Germans and Poles call it monkey, Russians: little dog, etc etc.
    Thank you very much.

    Tadeusz Piotrowski
    English Department
    Opole University
    Oleska 48
    tel/fax +48-71-3165847
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