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Should you use that exclamation mark? (Spoiler alert) Probably not

Elizabeth Bromstein | Mar 3, 2015 7:01 pm

So, you’re writing an email, an article, a white paper, a resume, a cover letter, or any number of other things one might write, and you’re about to use an exclamation mark. Stop. Don’t do it.


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