Technically she is called a percontation point – a ‘rhetorical question mark’. . . an irony mark also called a snark or zing. Created by Henry Denham in the 1580s, it pops up in literature every century or so, but never really caught on.
I can’t be the only person who thinks that is a terrible fate for such an incredibly useful invention. I’m gonna make it my mission in life to use this sticky puppy as much and as often as I can.
Let’s take back the snark people, we need her, we live in an age where irony is pretty much a contact sport. I may even get it tattooed somewhere. What do you think؟