Many of us have been in the following predicament: you spell to your foreign friend an email over the phone and then… comes @ symbol. So you start coming up with weird (and often funny) synonyms and metaphors trying to explain it. Afterwards you probably think: “Man, I should really look it up”. And most probably you leave that thought until next time when you have to spell your email again.
Here are some notable examples from above:
Germany – monkey
Denmark – elephant
Czech Republic – fish
You may ask: “What’s the big deal anyway?”
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