"greengrocer's apostrophe" (was Re: Cam(pb)ell)

Gregory {Greg} Downing gd2 at IS2.NYU.EDU
Fri Aug 4 14:54:34 UTC 2000

At 10:42 AM 8/4/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>The purely emphatic use of quotes, as in Steve's "'fresh' produce!",
>is different, and AFAIK does not have a name.
>Jesse Sheidlower

While we're at it, why not simply "emphatic quotes"? Generalized emphasis
certainly seems to be the common factor in this kind of usage of quotation

Greg Downing, at greg.downing at nyu.edu or gd2 at is2.nyu.edu

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