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Discussion: Notation

in: emilyr; emilyr > 2018-06-14

Jun 15, 2018 8:08 PM # 
Katnap:
What does (15#) mean? Is that the amount of weight you're using?
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Jun 15, 2018 10:00 PM # 
emilyr:
Yeah, 15 pounds :) I’m weak, haha (but getting stronger!)
Jun 15, 2018 10:01 PM # 
emilyr:
# used to be called the pound sign more before hashtags took over!
Jun 16, 2018 5:16 AM # 
Katnap:
Haha, I recall!! I'm just so used to lb and they take about the same time to type :P
Jun 16, 2018 12:16 PM # 
emilyr:
Fair enough. Works for me though :) Good job on your own strength!
Jul 14, 2018 12:35 AM # 
bensmith:
The latest 99pi episode discusses punctuation. Interrobangs in the first half, and octothorpes in the second half. Including the history of why # = lb. Go listen!

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