This is splorp.

ISSN 1496-3221


July 26, 2000


At. Othon. Schnable. Apeklootje. Find out what the rest of the world calls that cute, ubiquitous email address delimiter in Scott Herron’s Natural History of the @ Sign. By the way, apeklootje is a Dutch word meaning “little monkey testicle”. And damn if there ain’t an acute similarity between the two. I suddenly have a whole new appreciation for all of the unsolicited messages that I find jamming up my inbox. Via xblog

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