Young People Don’t Trust Anyone Who Uses This Punctuation Mark

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Periods may be coming to a full stop.

While older texters may consider the period an innocent symbol that a sentence has ended, digital natives consider it a triggering form of aggression. The punctuation problem ignited over social media recently, with Gen Z and millennials agreeing that ending a sentence with a period is overly hostile and, worse yet, extremely uncool.

“Only old people or troubled souls put periods at the end of every sentence,” wrote digital culture journalist Victoria Turk in her book on digital etiquette, “Kill Reply All.”

The younger generations consider the act of sending a text a sufficient signifier of a complete thought, Turk wrote, making periods feel unnecessary and overly final.

Read more at NY Post.

{Matzav.com}

13 COMMENTS

    • A woman without her man is nothing
      Male: A woman without her man – is nothing.
      Female: A woman. Without her, man is nothing!

      Jokes aside, the reason why this IS significant news is because they are turning this into a moral issue. So their stupidity will one day be your law.

  1. THIS IS NOT AN ISSUE STOP AMERICANS HAVE LIVED FOR YEARS WITHOUT PERIODS AT THE END STOP I EXPECT THIS KIND OF NONSENSE FROM JERRY SEINFELD STOP

  2. While older texters may consider the period an innocent symbol that a sentence has ended, digital natives consider it a triggering form of aggression

    “Only old people or troubled souls put periods at the end of every sentence,” wrote digital culture journalist Victoria Turk…

    And only super troubled people can find a period at the end of a sentence a “triggering form of aggression.”

  3. Boy, a slow news day today. Any more foolishness here and I’m going to have to stop following this “Jewish news website” and go back to learning more Torah…

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