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  • This is my 7 year old grandson Theo proudly holding his portrait of Van Gogh; with his younger brother hiding behind him. He is my star and I hope he will be as confident all his life.

    Please can someone tell me why I keep on see!ing people putting exclamation marks in the middle of words,

    I have been told that an exclamation mark is not needed in a story. It is up to the author to make a sentence dramatic without this punctuation.

    Is it a secret code among those who know?
    Is there some microscopic subliminal message in the dot?
    Have keyboards lost their number one sign?
    Is there something wrong with my brain?
    Or is just a texting strategy?
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