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    GurgeXD is offline Newbie
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    Post Is '?!' acceptable, or should it be '!?'?

    My friend thinks that I made a mistake but putting 'Duh?!'.

    He says I should have put 'Duh!?'.

    Is he right?

    George :)

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    bertietheblue is offline Senior Member
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    Re: Is '?!' acceptable, or should it be '!?'?

    Multiple puntctuation marks at the end of the sentence are considered non-standard in formal writing but they are sometimes used informally, particularly "?!". From Wikipedia: "A sentence ending with an interrobang asks a question in an excited manner, expresses excitement or disbelief in the form of a question, or asks a rhetorical question. ...The question mark frequently comes first (to emphasize that it is a question), although there is no universal style rule on the subject."

    Read more on the interrobang (or quesclamation mark) at:

    Interrobang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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