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yeah...this is a brilliant idea...

 
fred rosenberger
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new font for indicating sarcasm
 
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Paul Clapham
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Yeah, right. I'm sure going to go out of my way to use that font.
 
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© 2004? It's clearly been a great success.
 
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© 2004? It's clearly been a great success.

are you being sarcastic?
i see that font everywhere, i just haven't got it on my laptop yet
 
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So italics slant forward for emphasis, and sarcasm slants backwards. That's why I always type in straight-up letters. I'm being emphatically sarcastic.
 
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Randall Twede wrote:
© 2004? It's clearly been a great success.

are you being sarcastic?


Computer guys, posting on the web -- being sarcastic? Nah, couldn't be.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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