Mudcat Café message #1133297 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #67699   Message #1133297
Posted By: GUEST,MMario
10-Mar-04 - 04:17 PM
Thread Name: BS: a new punctuation mark
Subject: RE: BS: a new punctuation mark
the tilde (~) for "approximately" is probably becuase it is used that way in mathematics - at least in the US.