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  1. I refuse to call parentheses “brackets”.

(Presumably this is Gabriella?)

Of course your perfect right. “Parentheses” is U.S. usage; “brackets” is Brit. Sense 5 here.

“Parentheses” means just Either of a pair of brackets, especially round brackets, ….

Since we’re talking parsing, and each form of bra… parens means something different in Haskell, I’d always qualify with ‘round’, ‘square’, ‘curly’, ‘angle’, …