What is the proper name for this symbol @?

Answer The History of the @ SignIn 1972, Ray Tomlinson sent the first electronic message, now known as e-mail, using the @ symbol to indicate the location or institution of the e-mail recipient. Tomlinson... Read More »

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Can anyone tell what is the name of this symbol( * ).?

It's an asterisk. An asterisk (*), is a typographical symbol or glyph. It is so called because it resembles a conventional image of a star (Latin astrum).

When i press shift+2 i get the @ symbol instead of the" symbol. how can i correct this?

My computer has both keyboard mappings, the US English one gives the @ when SHIFT-2 is pressed, whereas the French Canadian setting gives "Go to Start->Control Panel->(classic mode)->Regional Setti... Read More »

Ice creeper garden vine......does anyone know of this vine or what its proper name is?

There is a bougainvillea called Raspberry Ice but that is about all I can think of.There is also a wisteria called Pink Ice.I have never heard of an ice vine before.There is an ice plant but it's a... Read More »

What does this symbol mean?

The broken placeholder image means the link is broken, and the image can't be found.If it was waiting to download due to a slow connection, the placeholder image wouldn't be broken