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R: Re: R: Re: First post & three questions

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Monday, January 22, 2001, 14:02
Steg wrote:

> > Modern Hebrew does use the Latin system, obviously written > > backwards. Dunno > > what other langs' punctuation looks like. > > > Luca > - > > Well, the word are written "backwards", but the punctuation marks are > written exactly like in the Latin system - so instead of commas curving > down and *towards* the word they follow, they curve *away*. Also, the > question mark is the same: "?". In Arabic, on the other hand, the > question mark is a mirror-image of it. Hebrew also uses both ''quotes'' > and ,,quotes'' (i prefer the second style). >
Gosh! I remembered having seen a mirrored "?" in a Hebrew script... o, well, 'twas Arabic then... : ) Luca