Re: Punctuation character (inverted interrobang) proposed

From: Marion Gunn (
Date: Fri Sep 09 2005 - 10:50:37 CDT

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    Can you/anyone else on this list define those concepts succinctly, Jon?
    I ask because, although I own some champion chess books, I have yet to
    see an interrobang; much of my lifetime having been spent working on
    dictionaries, I regard pure concepts as terra firma.

    All the best,

    Scríobh Jon Hanna:
    > Antoine Leca wrote:
    > >
    > > 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
    > > commenter.)
    > >
    > > I am not aware interrobang is used for them, though.
    > Interrobang is not used for them, and should not be. The concepts
    > combined in the interrobang is quite different from those concepts
    > described in the above chess notation, even though the same symbols are
    > used to convey them.

    Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991)
    27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an 
    Bhóthair, Co. Átha Cliath, Éire.
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