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a diacritical mark (~) placed over the letter n in Spanish to indicate a palatal nasal sound or over a vowel in Portuguese to indicate nasalization

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Just suppose a Department of Transportation employee is furnished with a can of waterproof, color-appropriate spray paint, a ladder, a stencil of a tilde and is expected to paint 23 tildes on signs on each of five days.
To Councilman Nick Pacheco, who requested the sign replacement in April, the lack of a tilde means a lack of respect that is worth $6,801 to correct.
NOTE TO EDITORS: In the word "Fundacao" above, there should be a cedilla under the "c" and a tilde above the second "a".
Note to Editors: There is a tilde symbol between Fres and Coat.
Note to Editors: In the word "Ribeirao Bonito" mentioned in this release, there should be a tilde over the "a" in "Ribeirao".
EDITORS NOTE: There should be a tilde over the "n" in Carlos Pena's last name.
Editor's Note: The product name "Power-Suite" is represented in this release as hyphenated, though in fact it should be a tilde that separates the words "Power" and "Suite".