The Interrobang
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An obsolete form of punctuation that was popular in the 1960's.
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Interrobang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The interrobang, also known as the interabang,[1] (pron.: /ɪnˈtɛrəbæŋ/), (often represented by ?! or !?), is a nonstandard punctuation mark used in various written languages and intended to combine the functions of the question mark (also called the “interrogative point”) and the exclamation mark or exclamation point (known in printers’ and programmers' jargon as the “bang”).[2] The glyph is a superimposition of these two marks.

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.

For example:

@MargotLurie That's a good start. Or how about the interrobang ‽ http://t.co/PuG3HL9T6o. Looping in @whitmanthesloth.
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Exploring Dialects

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Language communities are unique in their lexicon, accents and grammar rules--known as dialects. Linguists aver that dialects are derived from social isolation.
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Tracing the History of Languages

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How linguists trace the history of languages? How do they trace languages back in time and determine from which root languages they are derived.
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