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Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks

Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks
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B006LM3490
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999
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6

From ancient Greece to the Internet—via the Renaissance, Gutenberg, and Madison Avenue—Shady Characters exposes the secret history of punctuation.A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, Shady Characters weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography. Whether investigating the asterisk (*) and dagger

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