a character in literature, theater, or film of a type quickly recognized and accepted by the reader or viewer and requiring no development by the writer.
Why Did Twitter Change Their Character Limit To 280 Characters?140 characters forced us to be creative by carefully choosing our words, and now 280 characters is bound to provoke us again.
What Character Was Removed From The Alphabet?Johnson & Johnson, Barnes & Noble, Dolce & Gabbana: the ampersand today is used primarily in business names, but that small character was once the 27th part of the alphabet. Where did it come from though? The origin of its name is almost as bizarre as the name itself.
Origin of stock character
First recorded in 1860–65
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