Mitch Sullivan's Blog – September 2011 Archive (1)

Looking for a safe stance on the use of exclamation marks in recruitment advertising? Me neither.

The exclamation mark is known informally as a bang or a shriek. It’s frequently used in fiction and then mostly to express strong feeling in spoken dialogue.


There are broadly 3 types of people who use exclamations marks when writing:

  1. Amateurs
  2. Children
  3. Fashion Journalists

Clients don’t want their recruitment agencies to be any of these things – which makes the fact that some consistently use exclamation marks in their job…


Added by Mitch Sullivan on September 2, 2011 at 5:17am — 1 Comment


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