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An unconventional punctuation mark intended to convey irony.

An unconventional punctuation mark intended to convey irony. Specifically designed to be easy to write by hand and to resemble existing punctuation marks.

Designed in 2007 by Bas Jacobs for the Dutch organization Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek (CPNB).

Source: Popova, Maria. "Ironic Serif: A Brief History Of Typographic Snark And The Failed Crusade For An Irony Mark." The Marginalian, Sept. 2013, tinyurl.com/mvrmdz8c. Accessed Mar. 2024.


Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Language Symbols.

Ironieteken is part of the Punctuation group.

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