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An exclamation point or exclamation mark ( ! ) is a punctuation mark commonly used to express strong, intense emotions in declarations. It can also be used to add emphasis to interjections and commands.
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exclamation mark

The character "!" with ASCII code 33.

Common names: bang; pling; excl (/eks'kl/); shriek; ITU-T: exclamation mark, exclamation point (US). Rare: factorial; exclam; smash; cuss; boing; yell; wow; hey; wham; eureka; soldier; INTERCAL: spark-spot.

The Commonwealth Hackish, "pling", is common among Acorn Archimedes owners. Bang is more common in the USA.

The occasional CMU usage, "shriek", is also used by APL fans and mathematicians, especially category theorists.

Exclamation mark is used in C and elsewhere as the logical negation operation (NOT).
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So those spammers pretending to be interested in items just to get members' email addresses when they reply can't run that scheme on The Exclaim.
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Sanofi-aventis announced today the results of the EXCLAIM (EXtended CLinical prophylaxis in Acutely Ill Medical patients) study, which showed the benefit of extended prophylaxis in acutely ill medical patients with reduced mobility by demonstrating the superiority of 5 weeks course of prophylaxis with Clexane(R)/Lovenox(R) compared to 10 days regimen with a statistically significant 44% reduction in venous thromboembolism (VTE) events (Deep Vein Thrombosis and / or Pulmonary Embolism).
21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Very First Noel, Exclaim Entertainment's brand-new animated Christmas special featuring the voice of Andy Griffith (as Melchior), will be available on DirecTV throughout the entire holiday season
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Taking Exclaim in a new direction and making it a forward thinking, profitable company has been a rewarding experience, and it's an honor to be recognized along with these other successful Philadelphia business leaders," said Jiren Parikh, President and CEO of Exclaim Mobility, Inc.
SEATTLE, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Betty Woods, Blue Cross of Washington and Alaska's president and chief executive officer, released the following statement in response to the April 8, 1994 announcement by EXCLAIM -- the Bellevue-based computer network competing with Blue Cross:
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