Or, an abreviation of sorts. Ampersand for "and" for &.
New blog I found celebrates the minute finer things. Do you ever wonder who decided it would go above the 7 on the keyboard?
Anyway, they are quaint, I think, with some elements of Skull A Day, but at least they are not worshipping figures found in snack foods and grilled cheese sandwiches.
Personally, I would like to read the full copy of the master's thesis (and see the grade; of course, I'm like that).