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from The English Language – Punctuation Marks on Rap Genius

Meaning

Brackets. Used as “parentheses within parentheses” or to indicate text that has been editorially inserted, e.g. into a quotation:

“I’ve always loved Tom Jones [the singer],” Mary said.

Not to be confused with parentheses, braces, or the things you fill out before March Madness.

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