Interrobang

Just so you know, the punctuation on TiVo walked away from Comcast‽ isn’t a rendering error, it’s an interrobang. Invented in 1962, it’s a way to ask a surprised question, such as "He said what‽". People generally use ‘!?’ or even ‘!?!?!?!?’ where the interrobang would fit. If you find yourself needing an interrobang you can use Unicode character 8253 or the HTML entity ‽.

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  1. Interrobang is my current favorite word since discovering it a few weeks ago. According to the wikipedia page on it, !? is a perfectly acceptable way to type it, though, and several keystrokes more efficient than amp-pound-8253.

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