Words for keyboard symbols

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! : Common: bang; pling; excl; shriek; exclamation mark. Rare: factorial; exclam; mash; cuss; boing; yell; wow; hey; wham; eureka; [spark-spot]; soldier, control.

# : Common: number sign; pound; pound sign; hash; sharp; crunch; hex; [mesh]. Rare: grid; crosshatch; octothorpe; flash; square, pig-pen; tictactoe; scratchmark; thud; thump; splat.

@ : Common: at sign; at; strudel. Rare: each; vortex; whorl; [whirlpool]; cyclone; snail; ape; cat; rose; cabbage; commercial at.

Sometimes used in the hacker community. More available in the Jargon File.

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