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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern_Blitz View Post
    This always confused me, because it is not a pound sign.
    Well that is what they call it on the telephone keypad. Even today when dialing in to a conference call AT&T tells you to enter the passcode and then hit the pound sign.

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    It's called the pound sign b/c the symbol comes from the abbreviation for weight, lb. it was common for writers to cross the letters at the top with a line (similar to a T). The more you know...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern_Blitz View Post
    This always confused me, because it is not a pound sign.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    As long as he's not THIS P.O.'ed:

    Hawaii guy living in Boise......when can I buy his Steeler jersey.

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    It's called the pound sign b/c the symbol comes from the abbreviation for weight, lb. it was common for writers to cross the letters at the top with a line (similar to a T). The more you know...
    Must be because I'm from Canada and we don't generally use lbs. When I think of a pound sign, I think of the sign for currency in England:

    [url]http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pound_Sign.svg[/url]

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    The Rams' offense featuring weapons such as Marshall Faulk, Torrey Holt, and Isaac Bruce were known as "The Greatest Show on Turf"

    The Steelers' offense featuring weapons such as Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant should be known as "The Greatest Show on Grass"

    This has nothing at all to do with respective playing surfaces at the Edward Jones Dome vs. Heinz Field.

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