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All about Ampersands!

The evolution of the ampersand

As most of you probably already know, the ampersand (&) is a typographical symbol which means “and.” What you might not know is where the ampersand comes from and when it was first used. Check out the following link to find out the fascinating answers to these questions and MORE!

http://sixrevisions.com/infographs/visual-ampersand-infographic/

I was totally floored to learn that the first evidence of the ampersand dates back to 63 B.C.!

We obviously love ampersands! Otherwise, we wouldn’t have chosen it for the name and logo of our store. Happy Friday!

&VM logo design: Katherine Hughes

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