These. All of these will now be in use on P&P.

9 Oct

I am torn. How could I possibly choose between these wonderful, little-known punctuation marks?

But seriously, these need to come standard on devices now. We spend so much time communicating via text that indicating tone through punctuation is absolutely essential. Get on that shit, Tim Cook. Get on it.

9. SarcMark

The SarcMark (short for “sarcasm mark”) was invented, copyrighted and trademarked by Paul Sak, and while it hasn’t seen widespread use, Sak markets it as “The official, easy-to-use punctuation mark to emphasize a sarcastic phrase, sentence or message.” Because half the fun of sarcasm is pointing it out [SarcMark].

10. Snark Mark

This, like the copyrighted SarcMark, is used to indicate that a sentence should be understood beyond the literal meaning. Unlike the SarcMark, this one is copyright free and easy to type: it’s just a period followed by a tilde.

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