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Two things that ought to be common

Thanks to   a nerdy friend who understands my love of irony and exciting questions exposed me to two pices of punctuation I bet nearly none of you know about.

First, the Irony Mark

Sadly, The irony mark has never really been used beyond occasional appearances in obscure artistic or literary publications.
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Second, and best of all, the Interrobang

It is intended to combine the functions of the question mark (also called the interrogative point) and the exclamation mark or exclamation point (known in printers’ jargon as the bang). The typographical character is a superimposition of those two marks. If you have a typewriter, give it a shot and sound smart when someone tells you you messed up! haha
Of course, the intended use of this one is for statements like “Just what the hell do you think you’re wearing?!” (with the interrobang in the obvious place).
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Another Great one is the doubt point = “

Between text messaging and internet speak, the languages are evolving, might as well get some refurbished puntuation as well, especially when irony and the excited question in text can be difficult to express. Im calling microsoft.