Which punctuation marks are particularly variable across European languages?

question marks
quotation marks
semicolon
exclamation marks
English ‘cat’ or “cat” is translated to French « chat » and German „katze“. Other countries typically use one of these styles. In many countries, English quotation marks are getting more and more popular due to widespread of English keyboards.
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Answers by country

question marks
quotation marks
semicolon
exclamation marks
answers
flagItaly
15%
69%
15%
0%
13
flagthe Netherlands
26%
66%
0%
6%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
57%
10%
10%
19
flagFrance
18%
50%
6%
25%
16
flagCanada
29%
47%
5%
17%
17
flagGermany
20%
42%
14%
18%
54
flagPoland
28%
40%
12%
17%
11222
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
38%
9%
21%
94
flagIndia
19%
38%
19%
21%
57
flagAustralia
30%
30%
7%
26%
26
flagBelgium
40%
30%
0%
30%
10
flagNigeria
50%
30%
0%
20%
10
flagthe United States
31%
27%
21%
19%
147
flagGreece
50%
25%
10%
15%
20
flagUnknown
58%
16%
16%
8%
12