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Rhetorical Question Mark

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An unconventional punctuation mark that indicates a rhetorical question.

An unconventional punctuation mark used to ask a question that isn’t intended to be answered, implying the writer already knows the answer.

Created in 1580 by Henry Denham.

Source: Ford, Jeremy. "A Collection Of Non-Standard Punctuation Marks." Progressive Punctuation, 2024, tinyurl.com/3rmtp662. Accessed Mar. 2024.

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

Category: Language Symbols.

Rhetorical Question Mark is part of the Punctuation group.

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