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The only two reasons you need to delete those exclamation marks

The exclamation mark is the drama queen of the keyboard, used to convey excitement, shock and awe.

Every other day I review copy written by professional communicators containing at least one of these extroverts. 177 more words

In Support of the Exclamation Mark

Editors typically frown on the excessive use of the exclamation mark. Some go as far as to argue it shouldn’t be used at all. So, what’s the deal? 600 more words


My Punctuation Quirks

It is a grammar rule that a sentence can end with only one terminal punctuation mark. So, it can be a period (.), a question mark (?) or an exclamation mark (!). 230 more words

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Daily Prompt: By the Dots - Pet Peeves

I have a rather stupid pet peeve.

If you use more than one exclamation mark I will not be happy. I’m not even going to use them excessively to try to be funny. 328 more words

Readers all scream "Wrong!"

If you’re quoting people who are screaming, you probably want to punctuate the scream with an exclamation mark. And unlike the writer for Yahoo! Shopping, you probably know it belongs inside the quotation marks:


Exclamation mark attacking a swimmer

You never know when exclamation marks are falling from the sky!

Seen in Zürich, Switzerland.