from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Printing A diagonal mark ( / ) used especially to separate alternatives, as in and/or, to represent the word per, as in miles/hour, and to indicate the ends of verse lines printed continuously, as in Old King Cole/Was a merry old soul.
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- n. The diagonal slash character - /, used to separate parts of text, and to represent the word per in expressions such as feet/second.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A comma.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little rod; a twig.
- n. A Comma. Hallam, Lit. Hist, of Europe, i. 8
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
A virgule is closer to the vertical than a solidus, but usually one has to see them side by side in the same typeface to know the difference.
In English the word virgule denotes “/”, the mark commonly known as the slash.
Slavs! had minimal impact for me, and although in Home/Kabul, the segment preceding the virgule is inspired, the lengthier portion following that slash, he has yet to get right.
Commas were not employed until the 16th century; in early printed books in English one sees a virgule a slash like this /, which the comma replaced around 1520.
Often, the French ‘virgule’ is used differently than in English.
It was once common as a sort of bullet point and in legal codes, but is now visible mostly to writers using word-processing programs. virgule:/
The term "slash" comes from the virgule (or slash) between character names - for instance Kirk/Spock is fiction dealing with a gay relationship between "Star Trek's" Kirk and Spock.
Worse would be a shift to a decade made famous by obscure punctuation marks, such as the interrobang or virgule.
I tried this about 10 minutes ago with and without the trailing virgule on the URL, and the results said the ping was accepted, but I have yet to see BatesLine's updated status change.
Après chaque virgule, il faudrait un retour à la ligne.