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An Octothorpe is a technical term for the hashtag sign.

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According to Merriam-Webster, the "octo" prefix alludes to the eight points on the popular sign, but the "thorpe" remains a mystery. One hypothesis derives from the Old English term for "village" because the sign resembles a hamlet surrounded by eight fields!

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Was Originally the Other Way Around

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