Friday, January 6, 2012

Punctuation Post-Script

A follow-up to the maledicta and cursive posts I was tipped off as to the existence of the "sarcastic font" - basically a backwards italicized Arial (as demonstrated above). After installing it, I noticed it completely replaced the normal font on my computer, which had unintended and rather funny consequences upon opening my resume.
There are some cryptic and novel symbols amongst the Omniglot ("Syllabaries" in particular), and via BuzzFeed comes a handful of "Punctuation Marks That You Never Knew Existed," including  the "interrobang," "exclamation comma," and the "snark":


  1. Ha Ha ha --thanks for the lesson

  2. I seriously just laughed out loud...and as I am sick, the laughing quickly turned into a fit of coughing. It was worth it.