LINGUIST List 29.3891

Tue Oct 09 2018

Qs: History of Slash/Virgule

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 01-Oct-2018
From: Andres de la Roche <>
Subject: History of Slash/Virgule
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Hello, can you tell me at what point in time people started using the slash/virgule to replace the word ''with'', instead replacing it as ''w/''?

Is this a something that happened in the 80s? 90s? A specific year?



Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

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