The symbol is generally thought to originate from the Latin quæstio, meaning "question", which was abbreviated to Qo. The uppercase Q was written above the lowercase o, and this mark was transformed into the modern symbol.
Alternatively, There's also a theory that it was invented by the ancient Egyptians, originating from a glyph of a domestic cat, seen from behind, the curvy line the cat's tail, and the dot the cat's anus.
Perhaps there is no one ''inventor'' of the question mark, and it is merely the evolution of language that has it what it is today. Will that do?
Mark question !
This mark was proposed by the French poet Alcanter de Brahm (alias Marcel Bernhardt) at the end of the 19th century.
The Spanish seem pretty enamoured by them..they even put inverted ones at the beginning of a question...bizzare.
It has been narrowed down to the 60's musical group ? & the Mysterians
The Riddler from the original Batman TV series
I thought it was Dr. Evil's Dad.....:-)
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