[ shee-er-hee, shee-hee ]
/ ˈʃi ərˈhi, ˈʃiˈhi /
she or he: used as an orthographic device to avoid he when the sex of the antecedent is unknown or irrelevant.
What’s The #’s Real Name?A hash has referred to stripes on military jackets since as early as 1910. But, in the 1980s, people started using hash to refer to the # symbol.
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