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Posted By: Bee-dubya-ell
10-Mar-04 - 10:31 AM
Thread Name: BS: a new punctuation mark
Subject: RE: BS: a new punctuation mark
So why do they call it a "pipe"? It looks more like a cigarette.

If anything "?" should be called a pipe. It does vaguely resemble the type Sherlock Holmes smoked. In fact, the Spanish "" looks even more so.

Bruce