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Stop The Squeal

The truth behind exclamation point censorship.

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For far too long, exclamation points have gotten a bad rap from so-called “writing experts,” “grammar police,” “punctuation snobs,” and “editors”. “DON’T USE EXCLAMATION POINTS!!!” They scream, ironically using multiple exclamation points, as well as caps lock, to make their “point.” Some might even take “issue” with my use of “quotation marks,” but that’s…

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