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why do i think of these things?
Previous | Next by ben 25 March, 2005 - 8:15 AM

the weather is cloudy in my head again... so i was wondering why is the abbreviation for number "no."? where did the o come from?




3/25/2005 >> pyrex

Numero? :-P

Old skool english? Ask |Z|? Questionmark?


3/25/2005 >> muhgcee

That is a damn good question . . .


3/26/2005 >> ben

i was actually thinking nombre, or something along those lines...

and thank you stu, i really do spend too much time thinking about these things


3/27/2005 >> michelle

it is from the italian "numero" according to the online etymology dictionary http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?l=n&p=8


3/27/2005 >> pyrex

I win.


3/27/2005 >> ben

well, that answers that then, eheheh




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