France Says 'Non' to 'Hashtag'

But some complain new term 'mot-dièse' not right word

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 31, 2013 10:23 AM CST

(Newser) Au revoir, "hashtag." French language cops are striking the English word from their lexicon in favor of the francophone mot-dièse, reports the Local as picked up by Time. The Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologie is tasked with...   Read full story »


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