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Answer No one actually knows who invented the exclamation mark, although we can be certain that it was not the person above. This site says that it may have developed from some latin characters, and estimates the timeframe in which it was popularized:

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What year was the exclamation mark invented in?

what year was the exclamation mark invented in

How do you transform statements to exclamations?

statement: Add an exclamation mark.exclamation: Add an exclamation mark.

How do you insert an upside down exclamation mark in a Microsoft word document?

An upside down exclamation mark could be written as an "i". EX: (exclamation mark)=! (upside down exclamation mark)=i The "upside down exclamation mark" is really the letter "I" but lower case.

What is the difference between an exclamation mark and an exclamation point?

There is no difference between an exclamation mark and an exclamation point. They are two names for the same thing.

Is it explanation point or explanation mark?

someone else- It is an exclamation mark. me- well i think it would be an exclamation point because at the end of the thing it has a dot. Like a point. So i think it should be a point and not a mark. me- But exclamation mark is what it is called.

What is the sentence for exclamation?

in sentences there can be an exclamation mark in it!

Do you need question mark or exclamation mark?

If you are asking a question, you need a question mark. If you are making an exclamation, you need an exclamation point. "Is this a question?" "Of course it is!"

Is there a capital letter between an exclamation mark?

"Between" an exclamation mark? Exclamation marks do not change the normal rules of capitalization.

What part of speech is followed by an exclamation mark?

Exclamatory sentence will end with an exclamation mark.

Can you put 'and' after an exclamation mark?

An exclamation mark comes at the end of a sentence, and you generally do not begin a new sentence with the word and, so in general you will not have the word and after an exclamation mark.

What does a exclamation mark do?

This !

Period after exclamation mark?

No, do not put a period after a exclamation mark, it would make you look stupid!.

What is exclamation mark used for?

to loveAnother AnswerThe exclamation mark (!) is used to project emphasis on a sentence.

Which goes first question mark or exlamation point?

Normally, you would not use both a question mark and an exclamation point in the same sentence. If a sentence is interrogative, it is not an exclamation. An interrogative sentence ends in a question mark, and an exclamation ends in an exclamation point.

What is this !?

Also called an exclamation mark

What does it mean when an exclamation mark is after a word?

An exclamation mark is used to express strong feelings or a high volume.

Can exclamation marks be followed by question mark?

Yes, it is possible for an exclamation mark to be followed by a question mark in the same sentence, but it certainly depends on the context. The exclamation would have to form part of the question.

What are the types of end marks?

period,exclamation point.and exclamation mark

Can you use exclamation mark for 'good morning'?

It doesn't require an exclamation mark but, yes, it's acceptable.

When was Exclamation Mark - album - created?

Exclamation Mark - album - was created on 2011-11-11.

Who invented the exclamation mark and why?

Roger Exclamation's daughter Samantha created it when he died. He was a super excited guy and she wanted to express it

Can you combine an exclamation mark and a question mark?

Yes you can do this.

What does exclamation mean?

It means an expression of surprise, pain or anger, etc and is denoted in print with this mark: ! Often people say or write 'exclamation' when they mean 'exclamation mark'.

When using an exclamation mark in a question do you end the sentence with the exclamation mark first or the question mark first?

Your question actually points the way to the answer. If the sentence is a question, it should end with a question mark. When you include an exclamation within a question, you also include the exclamation point within the full stop of the sentence.

Does exclamation mark appear after ''Excuse me?

You can use an exclamation mark or a question mark depending on the inflection. "Excuse me!" or "Excuse me?" are both valid usages.