In a year with less unrest economically, that would be an asterisk.
The asterisk for the inevitable deluge of commenters noting that the honor isn't actually a Nobel Prize.
Keep the scare quotes around gay “marriage,” or at least put an asterisk after it.
But now, in the name of religion, some people want to add an asterisk.
Instead of guessing, put an asterisk in the vacant spot and have the search engine figure it out for you.
In the description of his caricatures which follow, we shall indicate the designs which belong to this class with an asterisk.
The books to which direct reference is made are marked with an asterisk.
The asterisk on the middle one indicates that it has been tuned.
Only persons who speak are included, except a few marked with asterisk.
The series marked by an asterisk have already been demonstrated experimentally.
"figure used in printing and writing to indicate footnote, omission, etc.," late 14c., asterich, asterisc, from Late Latin asteriscus, from Greek asterikos "little star," diminutive of aster "star" (see astro-). As a verb from 1733.
"*" ASCII code 42. Common names include: star; INTERCAL: splat; ITU-T: asterisk. Rare: wild card; gear; dingle; mult; spider; aster; times; twinkle; glob; Nathan Hale.
Commonly used as the multiplication operator and as the Kleene star. Often doubled, as in "x**2", to mean "to the power". In C and related languages, asterisk is used as the dereference operator, "*p" meaning "the thing pointed to by p".