I read this funny
NYT article about texting and styles. What's yours?
As a corporate communicator, I have two distinct styles of
writing. Professional and fun.
Those who know me, know that I'm the queen of the
emoji (mostly to my girlfriends). My
favorites include the kissy face, the muscle arm and well, the wine
icon. If you haven't checked out Crazy Jewish Mom on IG, do it now. The mom just learned how to use emojis. It's pretty funny.
On the other side of this, my colleagues (past and present) know about my
dislike for exclamation points in emails to 35,000 employees. And I think everyone knows that I fall in love with men who use there, their and
they're / your and you're correctly. It’s the little
Here is a helpful cheat sheet!
And obvi with texting comes the shortened words. Do you use some of these acronyms?
I’ve never seen most of them but will probably start to use ELOL
immediately along with TPS. My dad tends to make up his own texting
acronyms. Dads. SMH.
I also spotted HuffPo’s article on
text etiquette as we live in the days of digital dating. Check out the dos and donts as written by each gender.
Anyway, happy texting and maybe phone home every once in a while.