grawlix

grawlix

A series of special characters, such as "@#$%&*," that are used to indicate either miscellaneous text, or more commonly, swear words. The term is attributed to Mort Walker, an American cartoonist known for his Beetle Bailey comic strip.
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If you've ever seen a comicbook character swear, then you know what a "grawlix" is: That's the technical term for those wonky symbols (e.g.
Translates to 'never seen' Misophonia The irritation felt towards someone for eating or breathing too loudly Gowpen Two hands formed to make a bowl Keeper The loop on a belt that keeps the end in place after it has passed through the buckle Grawlix The punctuation used in place of swearing in comics and other written forms.
Grawlixes were the tour band for Brooke Singer but also filled the support slot as a New Zealand folk-pop duo with a fine ear for a tune.
French For Rabbits will be supported by folk pop duo Grawlixes who have a debut album set for release this year.
Sunday, October 4, sees New Zealand acts French For Rabbits and Grawlixes play the venue.