Misc: Thanks for reading.  

For a long, long time I avoided using exclamation marks in email correspondence. I am not a wildly demonstrative person and exclamation marks have always struck me as oh-so-emotional.

But after the fifteenth person told me that in emails I can seem “terse” and my favourite, “unfriendly”, I started peppering my missives with emoticons and exclamations. “Thanks for sending that over!” and “Looking forward to next week!” and “It’s been a long week for everyone, so let’s all take a break this weekend :)”

So I very much appreciate this cartoon - and indeed the entirety of the post from which it is drawn:

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