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

Steve K. stevek at SHORE.NET
Mon Aug 7 13:36:43 UTC 2000

On Fri, 4 Aug 2000 jester at PANIX.COM wrote:

> The purely emphatic use of quotes, as in Steve's "'fresh' produce!",
> is different, and AFAIK does not have a name.

For what it's "worth," I always considered those to be scarequotes,

fresh "produce"
 would have been a better example than
"fresh" produce

--- Steve K.

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