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    Anyone know what this is called in English?

    When I was a kid our teacher used to put this at the end of our homework as a sign that everything was OK.
    I have no idea what it's called in English though. Does anyone know?
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    Re: Anyone know what this is called in English?

    I've never seen it used as a sign of approval. It looks very like the typesetter's mark meaning 'delete'.

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    Re: Anyone know what this is called in English?

    It could simply be his signature.

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    Re: Anyone know what this is called in English?

    I have never seen it used in English- could it be something particular to Dutch?

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    Re: Anyone know what this is called in English?

    It reminds me very much of the 'H' former boss of mine, a German whose name began with that letter, used to scrawl on my expenses claims to signify his approval of my figures

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    Re: Anyone know what this is called in English?

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    I've never seen it used as a sign of approval. It looks very like the typesetter's mark meaning 'delete'.

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    The top line on here seems to indicate that:
    JournalismCareers.com - standard proofreading symbols, proof-reading, proofing marks

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    Re: Anyone know what this is called in English?

    What was his or her name? I'm betting it was an initial.

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