Thomas McGrath III
3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Sun Feb 22 21:45:28 CST 2004
On Feb 22, 2004, at 6:42 PM, David Vaughan wrote:
> On 23/02/2004, at 9:00, FlexibleLearning at aol.com wrote:
>> From: FlexibleLearning at aol.com
>> Date: 23 February 2004 5:20:08 GMT+11:00
>> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>> Subject: Re: PARENTHESES
>> Reply-To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
>> Your right about the ^ being a caret/carrot.
>> But what then are the left and right angle brackets called besides
>> and right brackets or less than/greater than???
>> any ideas???
> The nearest to a formal name for left and right angle brackets is
> guillemet. Normally, these appear as << >> and are used in European
> languages but the single form, a single guillement, is also used in
> typography. However, the guillemet is actually quite a bit smaller
> than the angle bracket used in most computer character sets while
> typographers also use a taller, less-angled version called.... well
> actually I don't know what that one is called (Tall Guillemet? Slim
> Guille?), so someone still has room to enlighten me. It seems
> perfectly good to me to keep calling them left and right angle
> brackets, or else you will sound like you are navigating in a rally
> for a manic in a Citroen.
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Thomas J. McGrath III
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