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This is the converse of http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/10570/title-formatting-of-latex-in-stackexchange-hot-questions-list.

I noticed that when on Math.SE, MathJax can screw up the formatting of question titles in the "Hot Network Questions" sidebar that unintentionally use MathJax control characters.

Here is an example:

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Obviously the question on Webmasters.SE is using a $ sign in the title to talk about money, but MathJax uses it to render in math mode.


marked as duplicate by quid, Surb, JMP, Jarrod Dixon Feb 23 '17 at 18:17

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