Exclamation Marks!! Use sparingly! | thsliteracy

The DFE don’t like them, Facebook loves them, most will use sparingly some will use liberally.

“The exclamation mark or exclamation point is a punctuation mark usually used after an interjection or exclamation to indicate strong feelings or high volume, and often marks the end of a sentence. Example: “Watch out!” Similarly, a bare exclamation mark is often used in warning signs.” (Wikipedia)

Used for yelling, making a joke, showing joy, after one word, falling over possibly…

To show anger:

“I hate you!”

To ask for help:

“Please help me!”

We also often use exclamation marks after…

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