The joy of exclamation marks!


"There is a town of 1,471 happy souls in Quebec called
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!. The second "Ha!", amazingly, is part of the
town's name, not my commentary on the first "Ha!". Unlike, for example,
the Devon town of Westward Ho! Ho! There, the second "Ho!" is mine.
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! is the only town in the world whose name has two
exclamation marks. It will remain so until Wolverhampton is renamed
Wolverhampton!! to highlight its funky new Black Country vibe, which,
all things considered, seems unlikely…

The joy of exclamation marks!
An essay by Stuart Jeffries

Read the full article at The Guardian

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