David Debono wrote:
> Its *emphasis*
> Take care
> Chris Cumberpatch asked:
>> What is the significance of the asterisks that preceed and
>> follow certain words in this thread - e.g. *Any* tool will do if
>> it provides the information that *you* particularly want.
>> I can recognise (if not fully understand) the rest of the
>> technical stuff, but not this.
It's more than that - it's the convention for *bold*
as /italics/ is for italics, or
_underline_ is for underline.
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