Monday, March 22, 2021

Quote of the Day (James Thurber, on a Fine Point of Exclamation Point Use)

"Don't use an exclamation mark in a moment of anger. If you insert one in a fit of temper, lay aside the letter until morning. You will be surprised how silly it will seem then -- not only the exclamation mark but the whole letter."—American humorist, cartoonist and playwright James Thurber (1894-1961), The Owl in the Attic and Other Perplexities (1931)

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