After we unleashed our wrath about the world's unruly use of exclamation points in emails, we got to thinking: Which other punctuation marks could we do without?
Atlantic Wire commenter econn84 has a suggestion:
Fix unnecessary ellipses first... please!
And how about doing away with the hashtag (#), too. Everybody knows it's just a comedic crutch that makes tweets harder to read... right? (Sorry!)
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