When emoji are out of bounds

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If you have ever deleted a few smileys from a semi-formal email and then added them, and then had second thoughts again, you are not alone: apparently, the email register has not been codified yet, and no one is sure what the correct way to write is. This post from Ask a Manager offers some useful tips: how to sound warm in an email if you don’t want to use smileys.  Exclamation points are an obvious favourite, but there are other useful methods that learners of English will appreciate – a very nice and practical post.

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