Originally Posted by private joker
And then we have the good ol' misuse of quotation marks. This is a phenomenon I didn't realize existed so widely. Are this many people randomly using completely pointless quotes? For that, I bring you this
. Here we see the head-slapping images of:
A theory that I'm too lazy to check is that many European nations use single quotes for actual quotes and double quotes for emphasis. The Italian barber who's cut my hair ever since I was born (almost literally) has signs all over his shop that are handmade that say things like this:
Mon - Fri 9-5
"NO APPTS" on Saturday
He's been in-a the U.S. for at least-a thirty years and still talks like he's-a from the old country.
While I'm here, and also lazy, what the hell is this thing:
I don't know what it is, I don't know what it's used for, and I don't know why it's on my keyboard instead of potentially more valuable characters like ¢ or º.