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  1. Mr Cat Dog
    September 5th, 2011 9:06 AM
    Mr Cat Dog
    Parentheses are sometimes used in that context, but most people I know seem to refer to them as brackets.
    () - Brackets. [] - Square brackets. {} - Curly brackets.
  2. Oryx
    September 5th, 2011 9:05 AM
    Oryx
    Whoa really? I thought parentheses was a global word. I had no idea!

    I think I'd call those square brackets too, if only to specify between those and curly brackets, { }.
  3. Mr Cat Dog
    September 5th, 2011 9:03 AM
    Mr Cat Dog
    Apparently the UK and US differ on this point. Parentheses are called brackets in the UK but parentheses in the US (duh!). Brackets in the US are called square brackets in the UK. I'd never refer to [] as brackets... glad Wikipedia gives me validation in my grammar skills!
  4. Oryx
    September 5th, 2011 9:01 AM
    Oryx
    Brackets are like...[ ]. Those are parentheses. :(
  5. Mr Cat Dog
    September 5th, 2011 8:59 AM
    Mr Cat Dog
    People actually put brackets in to signify this? I just assumed that was their mathematical function.
  6. Oryx
    September 5th, 2011 8:55 AM
    Oryx
    But the way it's written, cartoon is automatically included because there's a space between it and the slash. >:[

    "children's/non-anime cartoon character" vs. "children's/cartoon(non-anime) character" :<
  7. Mr Cat Dog
    September 5th, 2011 8:53 AM
    Mr Cat Dog
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Mr Cat Dog's signature
    I change my avatar every Sunday to a new children's/non-anime cartoon character. Feel free to suggest one to me.
    You're right. Big Bird is not a cartoon character.
  8. Oryx
    September 5th, 2011 8:50 AM
    Oryx
    BIG BIRD IS NOT A CARTOON SIR.
  9. Oryx
    July 31st, 2011 4:09 AM
    Oryx
    :33 Tbh, my sister picked Avenue Q for us to go see on Broadway and my mom didn't even realize that it might not be a great idea until she realized that there was no one in line that looked even remotely 14, like I was at the time xDDD Great musical though!
  10. Mr Cat Dog
    July 31st, 2011 3:59 AM
    Mr Cat Dog
    3 times. Maybe 4, actually. I took my parents to see it in its penultimate performance in London, and my mum loved it. (My dad didn't, but no one was expecting him to!) Book of Mormon is by half of the Avenue Q creative team (as well as the South Park guys) and I can't WAIT to see that.
  11. Oryx
    July 31st, 2011 3:49 AM
    Oryx
    Avenue Q is amazing. Have you seen it live?
  12. Oryx
    May 16th, 2011 3:13 PM
    Oryx
    I like ramen! :D

  13. Mr Cat Dog
    May 16th, 2011 2:56 PM
    Mr Cat Dog
    Also, the way you're dealing with people in this thread is another example of you being a good noodle! I should upgrade your emblem to 'Good Ramen' or something!
  14. Mr Cat Dog
    May 16th, 2011 12:34 AM
    Mr Cat Dog
    It's for exactly what it says it is: you're a good noodle! :)
  15. Oryx
    May 15th, 2011 5:38 PM
    Oryx
    Not sure what the emblem was for, but that made me smile. (:

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