Thursday, December 22, 2005

Tim Berners-Lee gets blogging...

...right here. It's surprising and warming to know that the father of the internet also uses *....* to add stress to a word!

2 comments:

Deano said...

[geekmode] I believe it stems from the old days of wordprocessors, where computers weren't graphically advanced enough to display bold type, so *...* was used to instruct the printer to make that word bold, the in the early days of text-only e-mail techies continued to use it as other techies would know what it meant... and it's mostly stuck.
[\geekmode]
Isn't David Tennant great! :P

AnnaWaits said...

Well you learn something new everyday! Thanks!

And yes, David Tennant is most definitely great :D