Wednesday, September 7, 2011


Ampersand \AM-per-sand\ or \am-per-SAND\ , noun;
1. A character or symbol for "and"

This word is a mondegreen* that dates to the early 1800's. For more, check out's article.

*A mondegreen is a misinterpretation of a word or phrase that sounds like another word or phrase that has been heard. For a humorous dose of mondegreens, check out

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