Compaq trademarks letter Q

Intel tr*ed that w*th the letter i

Sources close to Compa*'s plans tell us that the computer company has taken out a trademark on the 16th letter of the alphabet, which we dare not use here in case we breach its copyright. When Intel attempted the same with the letter i a few years ago, it did not succeed in its ambitions. Compa*'s decision might be a blow to all Scrabble players everywhere, except that we're told that it's just the stylised form of the letter "*" that is its *uest. Phew… A reader points out that Sesame Street features a number and a letter -- so we could have: "This programme brought to you by the number 16 and the letter Q". ® RegistrOid 22 The letter Q in Hebrew means the eye of a needle, while the letter i means hand...

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