punctuation

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heylin501
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punctuation
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2010-11-01 22:16:13
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  1. en dash
    a dash one en long.
  2. pilcrow
    a paragraph mark. ¶
  3. lozenge
    diamond ◊
  4. interrobang ‽
    a printed punctuation mark (�), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
  5. bang
    an exclamation point.
  6. circumflex
    a circumflex mark or accent.
  7. solidus
    a short oblique stroke (/) between two words indicating that whichever is appropriate may be chosen to complete the sense of the text in which they occur:
  8. wiki says:


    Â
    â
















    Ĉ
    ĉ




    Ê
    ê





    ế













    Ĝ
    ĝ

    Ĥ
    ĥ

    Î
    î

    Ĵ
    ĵ







    Ô
    ô
















    Ŝ
    ŝ




    Û
    û




    Ŵ
    ŵ

    Ŷ
    ŷ


    • The circumflex ( ˆ ) is a diacritic used in the written forms of many languages, and is also commonly used in various romanization and transcription schemes. It received its English name from Latin circumflexus (bent around)—a translation of the Greek περισπωμένη (perispōménē). The character is also used in mathematics, where it is typically called hat.
    • For actually adding the diacritic to a base letter (as in â), Unicode has U+0302 ̂ ​ combining circumflex accent. In addition, the ISO-8859-1 character encoding includes the precomposed characters â, ê, î, ô, û (as well as their respective capital forms), and dozens more are available in Unicode.
    • There is a similar but larger character, U+005E ^ ​ circumflex accent, which is also included in ASCII but often referred to as caret instead. It is, however, unsuitable for use as a diacritic, as it is a spacing character. Another spacing circumflex character in Unicode is the smaller U+02C6 ˆ ​ modifier letter circumflex, mainly used in phonetic notations.
  9. wiki says:
    A dash is a punctuation mark. It is similar in appearance to a hyphen, but a dash is longer and it is used differently. The most common versions of the dash are the en dash (–) and the em dash (—)
  10. wiki says:
    Guillemets « »
    Guillemets (pronounced /ˈɡɪləmɛt/, or /ɡiːəˈmeɪ/ after French [ɡijmɛ]), also called angle quotes, are line segments, pointed as if arrows (« or »), sometimes forming a complementary set of punctuation marks used as a form of quotation mark. The symbol at either end – double « and » or single ‹ and › – is a guillemet. They are used in a number of languages to indicate speech. They are also used as symbols for rewind and fast forward in some programming languages, as well as on various media players, such as home VCR and DVD players or handheld MP3 players.

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