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The Origins of Seven Popular Symbols

We’ve all seen these symbols, but where did they come from, and how did they start? Some of the answers may surprise you.

The Dollar Sign

The dollar sign is the most recognized symbol worldwide for money. Its origin is somewhat murky, however, as there are several theories on how it became an “S” with a line through it.

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Daniel Ganninger

The writer, editor, and chief lackey of Knowledge Stew and the Knowledge Stew line of trivia books. Connect at knowledgestew.com and danielganninger.com

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