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I notice that many of my emails have this single letter 'P' beside a sentence and that sentence is usually about protecting nature.


P Print Only When Necessary

What does the P mean? Is it just a typo error?


The P is not "Please", it is a icon

The icon can be find under the letter P in the following link: http://speakingpowerpoint.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/symbol-fonts-full-page2.jpg

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closed as off topic by FumbleFingers, Dusty, simchona, kiamlaluno, Jasper Loy Nov 2 '11 at 13:20

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It's not part of standard English. Perhaps it's just a smiley like this one asking about the letter 'J'. If you get 'many' such emails, why not ask one of the people who sends them? – FumbleFingers Nov 2 '11 at 4:09
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Like the link FumbleFingers posted, it's indeed a graphic, though not a smiley.

The capital P in the font Webdings appears to be a river through a field with a tree in the distance. However, if you don't have the font installed or the font has been stripped (due to plain text emails or what have you) you just see P

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