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1. Type in ALL CAPS

1. Type in ALL CAPS

Every computer keyboard has a Caps Lock key, and although it's a handy “always run” key for Quake, it's appropriate for use in online communications only when you really want to torque someone off. But you must all-cap correctly. A single all-capped word is used for emphasis, as in “The coffee you spilled in my lap is HOT!” Whose feathers would be ruffled by that? Ah, but watch what happens when you capitalize the entire sentence: “THE COFFEE YOU SPILLED IN MY LAP IS HOT!” Now you're cooking! That stream of capital letters hint that you're thiiisss close to delivering the electronic equivalent of a poke in the snoot.


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