Now most of my life I have been slash deficient. When someone says forward slash or back slash, I don’t know which character it is. Some have tried to explain it by telling me to imagine a person leaning backwards or forwards. But that doesn’t help me at all because I don’t know which side has the face.
I think the biggest trick with these charaters is knowing the code to enter to get a certain character. Here are a couple of websites that have unicode and hexadecimal codes for characters: