Do I use too many question marks??????
May 29, 2007 8:20am CST
Not just here, I was looking at the discussions I've started, and noticed that especially in the titles, I always have too many question marks. I guess it could be connected to my inquisitive nature, I've always been the kid who asked too many questions. And I guess I still am... except the kid part of course. In a way, we all express who we are, by the words that we choose and even the punctuation that we choose to express ourselves. I guess my words show that I'm curious about most things and well, I do like to ask a lot of questions, if I don't how will I learn, right?? Okay, there I go again.. But seriously do I use too many question marks??
29 May 07
I haven't noticed it really.. but now that you mentioned it... you mean you always use many question marks??? Well, I wouldn't suggest anything. Is there any rule for using only 1 question mark??????? Hmm... I normally use 1 question mark only. It seems the way for proper English LOL. But hey, if using more question marks makes you feel taller, go ahead and have fun. Ok????????????
31 May 07
How typical of you, Vega! This post is a question too!!! Yeah, I guess you are one inquisitive person indeed. I do wonder how much more so you were, as a kid! I mean, a person with as many questions as you have, must have given a hard time to the parents!!!
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30 May 07
To be gramatically correct one question mark will suffice, however it seems to me that often using chat, messages, emails, we need to find other ways to add emphasis, and this can be done by using underline, added punctuation ie:??!!, caps, or bolding out the letters, and with typing, changing the font of one or two words only. So yes you do, and no you don't. Depends on your own personal view points and if others don't really feel it is necessary then they can make the choices for themselves to either ignore what is written, or to read it as it meant, and not do the same things themselves.
29 May 07
29 May 07
Well, I won't really say that I've put that many question marks to tick somebody off, I guess if you read through my whole discussion you would realize that it was merely a connection that I was pondering on, a connection between my nature and my words. I've never really gone that far, although maybe with exclamations I could used those excessively, but only when I really needed to stress a point..I mean the punctuations are definitely not the subject in any of my discussions or responses...They merely aid them...I don't I've ever over-used or as you put it, "abused" them..