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Much like & % #, or how "that" used to have the thorn and T, does anyone know if at any point in the English language the word "as" had a symbol?
A:B :: B:C = A is to B as B is to C
Thus :: = "as"
There are several shorthand systems that encode as in the form of symbols. The Pitman system uses a small circle above the line. It looks something like this:
There is none. Should you choose to pioneer the use of such a symbol, might I suggest ~, since it's not good for much else. Looks like a worm in running away from something.
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