10 Obscure Punctuation Marks That Should Really Get More Play


The Irony Mark

Introduced in the 19th century by Alcanter de Brahm, the Irony Mark is exactly what it sounds like — an indicator that the sentence should be understood on “another level.” And the mark generally precedes the sentence, so you know exactly what you’re getting into when you start reading.

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I love this post. Thank you. 

By the way, there is a font (Windows - xp is on the machine I discovered it on, don't know if it is standard or something extra downloaded - I am a typography NUT) which has an Asterism as one of its characters. Once  more, good post - highly useful info for writers who want to not suck or make the reader fall into a coma & all that REALLY matters is to maximize the elimination of Boredom, right?


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