The punctuation mark that combines a question mark with an exclamation point is called an "interrobang." This double-duty punctuation mark was invented in 1962 by a New York copywriter, who almost named the new symbol the "exclamaquest."
Punctuation With A Double Punch
What the Heck is an INTERROBANG‽
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The interrobang is the symbol that combines the question mark with the exclamation point. 00:07
The interrobang punctuation mark was invented by a New York copywriter in 1962. 00:34
The interrobang punctuation mark was almost called the "exclamaquest." 00:55
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