[PLUG-TALK] Name of the division symbol

Brian Stanaland brian at stanaland.org
Wed Apr 22 11:02:13 PDT 2015


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obelus
Personally I never even considered that it might have a name.

--Brian

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:39 PM, Dick Steffens <dick at dicksteffens.com>
wrote:

> Thanks to Dale Snell, over on the standard PLUG list I learned a word,
> pilcrow, the symbol indicating a paragraph. I've known the symbol for
> years but never thought about it having a name.
>
> So, with that in mind, does anyone know the name of the division symbol,
> the one with a dot above and below a dash?
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Dick Steffens
>
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