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As a native Spanish speaker, I have never seen the degree sign used as a symbol either. However, I have often seen symbols, including the letter "ñ" being displayed incorrectly on some websites. It may have something to do with GSM, ANSI and UNICODE. In SMS (phone text messages), you have to use UNICODE to display the Spanish accented vowels and other ...


No, the question and exclamation marks have no replacement. It is the first time in my life I see the sign º with that use (I'm native Spanish user). Apart from the meaning of "degrees", the sign can be used to say male gender: Vº means "vuestro", Vª means "vuestra". position: 1º first, 2º second but in this cases it is not strictly a degree sign ...

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