In case you wondered: “What does one call the use of random non-alphabet characters to indicate cursing ?”
(thank you jonathan)
“Grawlith” reminds me of the Pokémon named “Growlithe.” Oh, I miss my university days.
it reminds me of the song that Big Bird sings about the alphabet where he combines all the letters into one word.
thats really cool! I love your site, mind if I add you as a link on mine? :D
When this is used in a comic the shape that surrounds it is called a maledictus balloon so I assumed this assemblage of characters would be called maledictus. I think I like that better than grawlith.
never heard of either of the above terms, but I’ve heard the act of censoring a word with non-letters as “hash-bang”
as in “you can’t use that word, kids are going to read it. Better hash-bang it.”
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