Re: Punctuation character (inverted interrobang) proposed

From: Antoine Leca (
Date: Fri Sep 09 2005 - 06:06:45 CDT

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    On Wednesday, September 7th, 2005 20:55Z Patrick Andries wrote:
    > ‽ is a personalized ligature of !? or ?! or both (if the two have
    > different meanings, which I am not sure).

    In chess, I remember there were a difference between !? (a 'interesting'
    move with consequences dubious or overlooked by the player) and ?! (a
    dubious move, albeit it is not evidently wrong as analysed by the

    I am not aware interrobang is used for them, though.

    In French, it maps well to « oui, mais » and « non, mais » (yes but, no but;
    the first is particularly used in France's politics...)


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