Research Confirms Using Periods In Texts Makes You Seem Pissed Off

Elite Daily
May 17, 2015

I’m pretty sure some people will think this is pretty stupid, but I’m fascinated by learning ways that we can unintentionally miscommunicate with others.

The way that different uses of punctuation in text messages has been the subject of heated debate among several of my friends, but it now appears that researchers at American University have determined that the average person really does read certain things into the punctuation of text messages.

If you haven’t noticed this on your own, it’s worth noting, at the least, to avoid accidentally implying to your friend that you’re mad when you’re not.

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The Catholic Sentinel

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