I have been asked several times in newsgroups and seen many questions
pertaining to the origins of the "@", currently pronounced
"at" in English, and called "arobas", or
"arobasque" in French. The later seggusts an Arabian
origin, maybe the influence of the Arabian culture over Spain.
In Andalousia, many people are called "Aroba", by the
the origin of the arabesque around the a, undoubtfully related
to the use of the quill, and seen over many other characters
in 18th century writing exercises, it means today "something
that has to do with Internet". From the IMac to IBM's e-Business,
there is so many examples where one could use an arabesque around
a letter. Any good calligrapher can do so in a second or two,
but it can quite tricky for others. So I devised this font, for
all of you who need to write any character surrounded like the
famous "@". Uppercase have an arabesque, lowercase
are classic italics. So it is easy to compose messages and logos
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