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In APL, !x is used for factorial of x (backwards from math notation), and also for the binomial coefficient: k!n means [48], The exclamation mark was included in the title of Dinah Shore's TV series, Dinah! { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, The "!" The picture below is an example of exclamation marks in Microsoft Windows. There is a town in Quebec called Saint-Louis-du-Ha! A sentence ending in an exclamation mark may represent an exclamation or an interjection (such as "Wow! denotes a dubious move, and "!?" 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