Feminine exclamation

Maybe it’s just me, but when I read say a reddit comment or an email the more exclamation points the person has used the more likely I am to think it’s a woman who has written it.

I don’t know why! Maybe it’s just that the women of my life happen to use them a lot and now I associate exclamation points with ladies.

But it wouldn’t surprise me if women do actually use them more than men.

When replying to a text a man seems more likely to say: “Ah, I understand.”

Whereas a woman might say: “Ah, I understand!”

But again, maybe it’s just in my head and I’m projecting.


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