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Nefarious Business Email Tactics

I also wrote about this on my everyday email etiquette website, NetM@nners.com, because it is just that important. For you, from a business POV, I’m including examples of business related tricksters that attempt to get your login info and infect your systems. Show More Summary

At All Costs

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Help! I Hate When My Boyfriend Uses Baby Talk. How Do I Tell Him?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Baby talk?: About three months ago, I met a fabulous fella. He’s handsome, smart, funny, and I have a good feeling where things are going. Show More Summary

Farewell From Afar

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Hemp and Haw

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Office Mate

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Courtesy and Politeness a Reflection of More Basic Values

Much of what I type and write about in regard to Business E-mail Etiquette really boils down to being polite and reflecting courtesy for others. When it come to your business activities even more so because you hope to forge long term mutually respectful relationships. Show More Summary

Dropped Ceiling

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Bye, Bye, Booty

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Help! My Husband Wants to Abandon Our Aggressive Dog. I Want to Put Him Down.

Q. Dog quarrel: We have four dogs (two males, two females). We have had dog aggression problems in the past (between our females) but got it under control with training and saw noticeable improvements. Earlier this year, one male started brutally attacking our other male (even though they were best friends for two years before that). Show More Summary

Risky Business

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Save Yourself!

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It’s All Coming Out Now

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Help! My Boyfriend’s Roommate Is a “Progressive” Blowhard.

Q. Separate beds for a happily married couple?: My wife and I are happily married, but I relish when I am able to sleep alone. This is because I snore and she wakes me up six to 10 times a night, and also because she gets up twice a night to use the bathroom. Show More Summary

Seeing Red in Business E-mails

When Senders change certain verbiage within an e-mail to the color red, they are making a point — and a strong point at that! The use of red to indicate emphasis is an extra effort taken by the Sender to make sure the Recipient understands just how strongly they feel about the topic at hand. […] Read the rest here.... Seeing Red in Business E-mails on Business Email Etiquette.

Straight Trippin’

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Full House

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Queer Come Lately

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Help! My Friend Wants Me to Throw Her a Shower—but the Doctor Says Her Baby Won’t Survive.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Maybe baby shower? A good friend has had a string of terrible and life-threatening miscarriages and is now pregnant again. The problem is that it is uncertain if the baby will make it to full term, due to some unfortunate complications. Show More Summary

Whisper Sweet Diagnoses

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