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    Thumbs down { and ) and ' and ' and " and "

    Hi,

    the characters { and } are called quotation marks?

    How do you call the following underlined characters? characters: " , ' ?


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    Re: { and ) and ' and ' and " and "

    Quote Originally Posted by ieasy View Post
    Hi,
    the characters { and } are called quotation marks?
    [How] What do you call the following underlined characters? characters: " , ' ?
    [ ] - BrE square brackets; AmE brackets

    { } BrE curly brackets; AmE french braces

    ( ) BrE brackets; AmE parentheses

    " " BrE inverted commas; AmE(double) quotation marks

    ' ' BrE single inverted commas; AmE single quotation marks

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    #3

    Re: { and ) and ' and ' and " and "

    { } in AmE are called brackets
    ( ) are parentheses
    ' is an apostrophe
    " " are quotation marks

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    Cool Re: { and ) and ' and ' and " and "

    Great!

    Thank you all !!!

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