Re: Brackets

Subject: Re: Brackets
From: "Parks, Beverly" <ParksB -at- EMH1 -dot- HQISEC -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 1997 07:48:21 -0700

When I was younger, we used to call the curly brackets "Bob Hopes"
because they sort of resemble his profile. Especially when hand-drawn.

Bev Parks
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>----------
>From: Wing, Michael J[SMTP:mjwing -at- INGR -dot- COM]
>
>I never knew what to call { curly brackets}. I always called them
>wacky brackets.
>
>Mike Wing
>
>> Peter Ekstedt (ekstedtp -at- anz -dot- com) asked:
>> What are the correct names for the following?
>>
>> 1. [square brackets]
>> 2. {curly brackets}
>> 3. (common or garden variety brackets)
>>
>> Everyone in my office, including myself, thinks that (common or garden
>> variety brackets) are called parentheses. What about the others?
>> ************
>

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