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  1. #1
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    marks

    please how do these marks are called in english:

    :
    ;
    #
    *
    <
    >
    - (not underline)
    $
    ]
    {
    §
    º
    ª
    |
    \
    /
    non english characters
    ~
    ^
    ´
    `
    ç

  2. #2
    AintFoolin Guest

    Re: marks

    : colon
    ; semicolon
    # pound sign, hash mark, octothorpe, crosshatch, number sign, sharp
    * asterisk, star
    < left caret, less than sign, angle bracket
    > right caret, greater than sign, angle bracket
    - hyphen, dash
    $ dollar sign
    ] right bracket
    { left brace, left curly brace
    º degree sign
    | pipe, bar
    \ backslash
    / forward slash
    ~ tilde
    ^ caret, circumflex
    ` grave accent
    ´ acute accent
    ç c with cedilla

    these is by no means complete or official

    see also
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diacritic_marks
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punctuation
    Last edited by AintFoolin; 14-Dec-2004 at 19:28.

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    Re: marks

    Quote Originally Posted by AintFoolin
    # pound sign, hash mark, octothorpe, crosshatch, number sign, sharp
    octothorpe. Now there's a word I don't know. I wonder how it came to be.

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