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at sign

The at sign (@), which is shorthand for the word "at," has become widely identified around the world due to its use in Internet email addresses and Twitter names. Officially called an "asperand," the at sign separates the recipient's name from the domain name in email; for example, me@mycompany.com.

A Twitter Symbol
The at sign is a prefix to a member's name on Twitter; for example, @BarackObama is President Obama's Twitter name. See Internet address.
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As good an arm as the Monkey Tail was, by the time of its appearance (1865 to 1866), the British had already decided to convert their old Enfield Rifle-Muskets over to the Snider System, which chambered a centerfire metallic cartridge.
Completing the package are Harmonic Stabilizers (regular and Lite), a single Monkey Tail string silencer, Dead End String Stop and Zebra Trophy X string and cables.
Frogbit, monkey tail, water violets and crowfoot are among them.
There are three main types: The must-have submerged oxygenators with glorious names (like crowfoot, monkey tail and hortwort) which keep the pond healthy, marginals which must never dry out (like marsh marigold and arrowhead) and water lilies, which root to the bottom with leaves and flowers on the surface.
A Dead End String Stop and Monkey Tails on the string join the signature Mathews Harmonic Stabilizer Lite and Harmonic Damper to put the clamps on vibration and noise.
Z" There are currently six African Spurred Tortoises - the third largest species of tortoise - in the enclosure by the otters, after Ernie and Larry re-joined the group from the former Monkey Tails.
To complete these unique windows and doors, see the range of 'Period' handles and peg stays, from pewter monkey tails to wrought iron door handles.
Take a walk through Monkey Tails where more than 30 small primates roam freely among tropical birds and reptiles.
Newly-opened Monkey Tails offers a walkthrough rainforest where dozens of small primates roam free, with spider monkeys, saki monkeys, white fronted marmosets and goeldis monkeys.
The programme of celebratory events will start with the Easter opening of the pounds 50,000 Monkey Tails attraction.
Monkey tails are unusual skinks for a number of reasons.
Four DZG tortoises had a ball when feeding time rolled around in the zoo's Monkey Tails exhibit.