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Which comes first !? or ?!

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hawleybits Mon 06-May-19 22:11:34

I get a bit muddled here. I usually use an exclamation mark, followed by a question mark. I noticed that our school librarian did it the other way, so now I'm really doubting myself.

iklboo Mon 06-May-19 22:22:22

It's ?! - it's called an interrobang. The question mark is the 'interro' bit, if that makes sense?

hawleybits Mon 06-May-19 23:57:36

Thanks for that. I knew our librarian couldn't be wrong! smile

hawleybits Tue 07-May-19 00:01:08

I just googled interrobang, and it's a combined symbol of both exclamation mark and question mark.
What is this strange new thing?

DadDadDad Tue 07-May-19 18:09:06

Unless you are asking questions such as

Where in the UK is Westward Ho!?

Who wrote Horton Hears a Who! ?

iklboo Tue 07-May-19 18:19:01

@DadDadDad - that's so you grin

DadDadDad Tue 07-May-19 20:16:50

blush

DadDadDad Tue 07-May-19 20:45:23

And there was that really excited person who exclaimed "Have you seen Mamma Mia!?!"

grin

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