Below are the characters that can be used in Creole. It especially helps for non-native speakers in discussions to know the terms. See also [Wikipedia:Punctuation]


!!!Characters in Creole
{{{
() parenthesis
[] square brackets
{} curly brackets
<> angle brackets
-  hyphen (also called dash or minus sign)
/  slash
\  backslash
*  asterisk (also called star)
#  number sign (also called pound sign, hash sign or octothorpe)
|  pipe
:  colon
=  equal sign
}}}

!!!Characters not in Creole
{{{
^ caret
! exclamation point
' single quote
" quotation mark (also called quote)
}}}