Daily Prompt We all have strange relationships with punctuation — do you overuse exclamation marks? Do you avoid semicolons like the plague? What type of punctuation could you never live without? Tell us all about your punctuation quirks!
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Who doesn’t love the interrobang‽ It’s my favorite punctuation mark.
Interrobangs are so useful, yet underused, probably because there’s no key for it on standard keyboards. It’s not your momma’s punctuation mark. It wasn’t taught in school.
Interrobang came about in the sixties and is used to excitedly ask a question, express disbelief in a questioning form, or to ask a rhetorical question.
Are you kidding‽
What the hell‽
Why is there no interrobang on my keyboard‽
You can use a question mark with an exclamation mark, but that’s not as cool as a real interrobang. If you want a real interrobang, key in the symbol for ampersand #8253;
I’d like to see more interrobanging in the world. In this crazy day and age, we need them more than ever.
Don’t you agree‽
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