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SubjectRe: Euro symbol
Daniel Egger wrote:
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> On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Erik Corry wrote:
>
> >Why does the Euro need a special character anyway? Most of
> >the currencies it replaces don't have a special character.
> >Perhaps we could just refer to it as 'The currency formerly
> >known as the Euro' and thus avoid having to use a special
> >symbol...
>
> Besides the Euro there's AFAIK only one other currency with a symbol...
> Would you like a tip? $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

What about the British Pound symbol (Cursive L with a line)? Or the
Italian Lire symbol (little circle with two tails)? The Japanese Yen
symbol (Y with two lines)

Granted, when the Euro takes over a few of those might go away, but you
just can't just forget they ever existed!!!

Brian

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