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Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? El Reg weighs in – and you should vote, too

Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

Equally deserving woud be...

Robert Recorde.

He invented the equals symbol.

According to Wikipedia:-

"Recorde published several works upon mathematical and medical subjects"

Does that imply he invented the colon too?

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