In defense of the exclamation mark

Bro, do you punctuation inflation? Oh, you’re too cool.

If you think, there’s been over-utilization of the exclamation mark in modern day communication the universe has provided you with a bit of validation.

Killjoy journalists, fed-up authors, and even corporate professionals have taken up the mantle of dampening the excess use of the “!”.

In a 2,000-word essay Cory Fernandez of Fast Company cautioned, “American’s are using too…

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