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posted: 8/17/2014 5:01 AM

Boomers, let's take back our pound sign

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I want to know, when did the pound sign (#) become a hash tag? In my 60-plus years we have always been told press the pound sign at the end of the conversation. So who now has decided this is a hash tag?

If you want a hook tag, create an icon or symbol to make one. I ask all of us baby boomers to protect our pound sign. In all my phone instructions the pound sign is not a hash tag. Please don't let these techno nerds take away our pound sign.

Ron Maciaszek

Des Plaines

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