exclamation point taken…

char•ac•ter — Feb 2

exclamation point n (1824) : a mark ! used esp. after an interjection or exclamation to indicate forceful utterance or strong feeling — called also exclamation mark

I have a thing. I carry a torch. I’m wild about, in lust with… the exclamation point!

Somebody help me! Please!!

I’m an exclamation point ‘ho.

If you’ve read my blog at all, you know this on a cellular level. I post with enthusiasm! Emphasis!! Passion!!! Even the most boring is emphatically boring.

I speak with the exclamation point!

Exclamation point taken.

I’m getting better. I might even be a recovering exclamation marker. But that may be premature.

C’mon. We all have a favorite little keyboard stroke/character/graphic symbol/mark. Maybe yours is diacritical. Just sayin’.

Inquiring minds want to know. Okay. I want to know. So, confess. It’s good for the soul.

Here’s one of my favorite people. She speaks in exclamation points. She may even be an exclamation point.

Elaine and Mr. Lippman

Oh, and this one. Seinfeld — Exclamation Point. I just can’t embed it. Elaine, how I love you!


Note: The ! def is courtesy of Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (10th edition).

2 thoughts on “exclamation point taken…

  1. You may be all exclamation point! but you’re not all melodrama. I think of you as enthusiastic. If I were a punctuation point, I’d be a question mark – curvy and curious. Nothing about me is linear and one answer leads to another question for me. You and I make a good team 😀


  2. LOL I love that you see yourself as a ? All “curvy and curious.” Yes, that would be you. We do. We surely do. Thanks for leaving the fun comment.


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