interrogation point

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interrogation point ‎(plural interrogation points)

  1. A question mark.
    • 1900, Edith Wharton, The Touchstone, ch. 4:
      He was conscious that Flamel was looking at him with the smile that was like an interrogation point.
    • 2007, Bill Graveland, "Call for troops to be comfortable in both official languages," Toronto Star (Canada), 31 Oct. (retrieved 9 Feb 2010):
      "What often happens is combat teams are mixed between English and French soldiers from across Canada, orders are given in English and the French guys don't understand. Or, the orders are given in French and the English guys don't understand. . . . [A]nd they walk out with a big interrogation point on their face."