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What Exclamation Points Say About You, Donald Trump, and the Average American Reader!

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Punctuation matters!

Punctuation matters.

Take a look at the two sentences above. What kind of feelings does the former give you? What about the latter? Does the former sound like something that would be said by an exuberant intern, while the latter sounds like something that would be said by…




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