Florida coach Muschamp: I don't understand hashtags

Florida football coach Will Muschamp doesn't know what a hashtag is.

— Will Muschamp (@CoachWMuschamp) May 9, 2013
It's not that Muschamp is wrong. For decades (centuries?) that symbol has been known as the number sign or the "pound" sign. The term "hashtag" does seem somewhat arbitrary. It's just that wondering about the hashtag is an errand for the Twitter novice, for the disconnected. Everybody else has already moved on.

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