John Gruber and the use of the asterisk

by Peter Bijkerk

[John Gruber and the use of the asterisk](http://daringfireball.net/2013/02/bounding_asterisks)

Where by “emphasis” I mean “informing the reader of a shift in style or voice”, such as how foreign words are italicized in many publications and books. Using asterisks this way strikes me as an Internet-ism

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