So many have joined us in the past few months, so I thought I’d link to a few of our favorite pieces on the blog. Especially since my new intern starts today and I’m still exhausted from the Sundance Film Festival. (By the way: great styles in The Extra Man.)
The typewriter ampersand symbol (&) was invented by Marcus Tullius Tiro around 60 BCE as a part of a system of shorthand that allowed him to write down the orations of Cicero. The symbol was a combination of the letters 'e' and 't' from the Latin word 'et' meaning 'and.'