Hi! How are you?! I’m so excited that you’ve found my blog!! Exclamation marks show excitement, but when is it too much? Today I want to share a little article I read
recently on BBC… I hope you like it!!! 😉
Here’s a snippet to whet your taste. Click on the link below to read further….
The Danger of Using Exclamation Marks: Why every unnecessary use of the enthusiastic punctuation says, “please like me.” Here’s how to cut back.
By Emily Torres, 7 June 2019
Hi! Hope you’re well! Great to hear from you!
I’m well-known for my cheerfulness. Even on my worst days, I put on a happy face to communicate with people outside my immediate friends and colleagues. In my emails, this behaviour manifests itself as exclamation marks.
Preoccupied with appearing nice, I used to catch myself using exclamations at the end of every other sentence. And I’m not ashamed to admit it because, chances are, you’ve sent those emails too.
Take a look at the last few messages you sent. If you’re like me, you’ll see exclamations and other niceties peppered throughout: “Looking forward to seeing the end result!” and “I’m excited to hear from you!” and “I’m happy to help out!”
But are you?
Whether you …. http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20190606-the-danger-of-overusing-exclamation-marks