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What is the correct technical term for the swirls above and below the names in the image below?

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"is the name of the name of the correct name" so what kind of the name game it is?? –  Jack Nov 23 '11 at 12:33
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They are flourishes. They could be considered calligraphic flourishes, as they are designed to resemble those drawn with a pen.

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took me 10 years to finally learn that word! I was going with swirls and decorative elements myself until just now. Thanks –  Yisela Nov 23 '11 at 15:12
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This is what i understood..

There is no name for such typographic patterns(till someone suggest :P), some elements are used to make it stand nothing else and those elements are called decoration...

They are Decorative swirls/Floral/Swooshes and used for decoration..

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Down voters can i ask the reason behind,answer already says till someone suggest...and we got the right answer.. –  Jack Nov 24 '11 at 4:40
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