Names for brackets (was: Extension of Tourette's)

William Salmon william.salmon at YALE.EDU
Mon Apr 7 14:12:12 UTC 2008

>  Now
> that fewer rules are being written, and the theoretical import of
> notational conventions has faded away, the younger generations can
> decide what to call {}s on their own...

Who has time for such things as "brackets" these days when Microsoft has
given us dingbat fonts like WingDings 1,2, and 3? Linguistics will never
be the same.

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