Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday December 06, 2015

Be Wary Of Ending A Text Message With A Period

It is truly the end times if being grammar conscious makes others suspicious of your intent.

آ…a sentence ending in a period suggests the other person put at least a little time and effort into composing their reply. If you take time to consider your answer, it opens the possibility of mendacity. In contrast, if you answer spontaneously and informally, the message presumably reflects your instantaneous gut response آ— which is honest by definition.