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Pronunciations of the Bash Special Marks

Although there are many choices for the pronunciation of the bash special marks, I like to pronounce them as follows:

  • . dot
  • , comma
  • : colon
  • ; semi-colon
  • ! bang
  • " double quote
  • ' tick
  • ` back-tick
  • $ dollar
  • # hash
  • % percent
  • & ampersand
  • - dash
  • / forward-slash
  • \ back-slash
  • ? question
  • + plus
  • * asterisk
  • @ at
  • () round-brackets
  • [] square-brackets
  • {} curly-brackets
  • <> unequal
  • = equal
  • ^ caret
  • | pipe
  • ~ tilda
  • _ underscore
  • < less-than
  • > greater-than
  • #! shebang
  • && and
  • || or

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