Friday, November 18, 2005

Strange Reagan

When Ronald Reagan was given his first tour of the White House after being made president of the US he demanded a visit the war room he'd seen in Stanley Kubrick's film Dr. Strangelove. He was somewhat annoyed to discover it had been built on a soundstage.

Interrobang

The interrobang
A combination of an exclamation point and an question mark, called an interrobang, was used as a brief fad in the 60s to communicate disbelief or emphasis of a printed question.

You're what‽

It has a home in Unicode U+203D, but not much else anymore besides the Partnership for A Drug-Free America (of all places).