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French Ampersand

From:Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>
Date:Thursday, October 30, 2003, 5:46
Reading <>, I was
told that the French name for & is 'une esperluette, un et commercial, un
et anglais'. The last one means 'an English and', doesn't it? How come
they call it that? I thought we stole it from the French? Do the French
not like ampersands or something?



Jean-François Colson <bn130627@...>
Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>