Re: abbreviations for non-native english speakers
On Thursday 31 May 2001 16:06, will trillich wrote:
> 73? click, ruffle, ruffle, click... aha.
> acronymfinder.com sez it's from amateur/ham radio!
Yup, goes way back, to morse code days. Shorthad for "Best wishes."
73 is _ _ . . . . . . _ _ in morse code. The symmetrical pattern of
dots and dashes makes a catchy little rhythm.
Bud Rogers <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.sirinet.net/~budr
All things in moderation. And not too much moderation either.