Jessica’s handy guide to writing the right quotes and accents on a Mac keyboard.
The secret life of punctuation.
Kanji characters that transform into the animal they represent.
A handy page for looking up HTML entities.
A very useful tool for getting character entities (use the "as HTML" option) in one click.
An offhand remark I made on Twitter spurs Dom on to do a whole lotta research on character encoding in class names.
This article is a life-saver for me. I'm constantly having trouble with special characters when I'm backing up databases for local copies of my sites.
Stuart posts a really handy string for testing internationalisation: Iñtërnâtiônàlizætiøn
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