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The ampersand

A scribal abbreviation for and. Derived from the Latin word “et.” (Visitar)

Doric + Doric Shade

The ampersand (+)   08/09/2010

From the Rob Roy Kelly American Wood Type Collection (+)

Infamous Press

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A series of unreleased books from the late sixties and early seventies: “A Guide to the Use of Ampersand for Creative Writing”. By The Infamous Press (+)

House Industries Show at Reserve Gallery

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Including this nice peanut-esque ampersand. (+)

Ike & Tina

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Land of Ampersand

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By Kaitie Daisy. (+)

An Ampersand full of stuff

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Illustration by Dan Clarke (+)

Legs & Thighs

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Beer & Cigs

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Via fffound. (+)

Gynecologist & Obstetrician

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A logo for a gynecologist & obstetrician practice. (+)

Bum Life

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I see this stuff everywhere, but never with an ampersand.I really like that Kevin has tagged this: Does anyone want to make a crappy mumblecore movie and use this bro’s handwriting in the credits?Street art like this brings out the grumpy old man in me. (+)

Ampersands in the Tenderloin

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These were sent in by Rob. Thanks Rob.These signs are pretty much around the corner from my house.K & S Produce MarketFish & ChipsLucky Cleaners & Laundry (+)

Lettering Sketchbook

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By Linzie Hunter. (+)

Ampersand Rubix Cube

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I have never solved one of these things ever. I don’t think I have the patience. Thanks Sarah. (+)

A Bird Shaped Ampersand

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Possibly a waterfowl. (+)

Haäfe & Haph

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Posted everywhere else on the internet so I will just say “Cool Stuff. Go Visit.“ (+)

This ampersand tattoo looks familiar.

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Gordon & his blog about it.Yep, it’s Caslon. (+)

Daily Ampersand Project

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The Daily Ampersand Project. It starts here on her blog and then you can see the end results here on her indexhibit site. Like many things, this was sent to me a long time ago and sat in my inbox forever while I was too busy to post.Pretty cool stuff. I a (+)

I almost never post.

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Sorry.I have been busy with a few other random projects like drawing every single United States Senator, working on a cookbook, starting a small-batch gigposterish collaboration, and working. Blame Attention Deficit Disorder.More ampersands to come soon. (+)


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This one is a beauty.From jacqui sharplesFrom jacqui sharplesFrom alan.98 (+)

Ward & Co.

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DeLittle Wood Type Specimen from Flickr user ultrasparky. (+)

Popular Excursion Rates

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on the C.F. & Y.V. of course. (+)

Found while headed to the Grand Canyon

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A pretty cool looking ampersand-esque pretzel. I like it.Thanks Jesse (+)

An Ampersand Tumblr

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A tumblr about ampersands, of course. (+)

Galante’s Bikes & Surreys

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From Ocean City, New Jersey (+)

J.K. Wright Printing Inks

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I found this one on WLT while checking out the Spampersand from the last post. (+)


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or Spampersand?I tagged this as “edible” even though that really doesn’t apply to spam.Thanks Joe. (+)

A word about submitting content

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I love receiving emails for suggestions for content on this site. I try to post as much cool stuff as possible from the stuff that you guys send in. Most of it is really great, but I admit I let the mailbox fill up for months without checking it because, (+)

30th Birthday Ampersand Tattoo

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A reader sent this in.Inspired by Robert Granjon. (Sorry, only the French have stepped up and put together a Wikipedia page about Robert Granjon.) (+)

Green Neon

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Mykl (+)

On cork

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Mykl (+)

Large Metal One

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Jessica found this at the antique fair. (+)


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This one looks pretty familiar, but I can’t remember where where I saw it before. (+)

Not a Bad Combination, Really

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Spotted at California’s Great America by Sarah. (+)

From a Crusty Old Glasses Case

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Bird & Son,Opticians,Aurorra, IllFrom Jennifer (+)

Ampersand Tattoo with Guitar

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From Jonathan. (+)

Fun Store

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If you live in Pittsburgh, this is where you buy your fun.Sent in by Elliott. (+)

Ampersand Embroidery

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Lots more if you click on the picture. (+)

Ampersand Neck Tattoo

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Arms seem to be a popular place, but why not the back of the neck? (+)

Made of Sprinkles

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From Brittnee. (+)

Naked Type

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Naked Type. Sent in by my design school pal Micah. (+)

Billiards & Bar

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Looks like a decent place.Sent in by Daniel. (+)

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