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Just Being Honest

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Are You a 2 X 4 in Your Business E-mail?

I have a saying I use on occasion; “They had the personality of a 2 X 4!” Which in essence means no personality at all. Many don’t take the time to reflect their personality and style in their emails.  In business that can be the difference between someone choosing you over a perceived competitor. Show More Summary

Help! I Think My Husband’s Poor Judgment Put Our Kids in Danger. Am I Overreacting?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Angry in Seattle: My husband’s truck broke down last night, a good 20-minute drive from my MIL’s house, with my husband and our 2-year-old and 14-year-old sons in it. Show More Summary

Evil Joy

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You Know You Want One

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Guy and Dolls

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Help! My Adult Stepdaughter Frightens My Kids.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. My aggressive stepdaughter wants to see my children: I married an older widower with an adult daughter, Marina. Together we had two children, Tim and Lex, ages 5 and 3. Show More Summary

Limited-Time Offer

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How to Humanize Your E-Mail Marketing Campaigns

Email marketing campaigns can be an efficient method to increase your brand’s popularity and generate more sales. Coming up with an original idea or a tempting offer are not the sole ingredients of your campaign. You must know how to put your thoughts into words efficiently. Show More Summary

Fatal Attraction

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Fabric of His Life

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That’s No Emoji

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Help! My Husband’s New Co-Worker Is His Old Mistress.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Too coincidental?: My husband has a history of cheating. Last year I found conclusive proof that he had yearslong sexual relationships with two women and inappropriate relationships with several more. Show More Summary

Off-Color

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How to Nicely Ask to Stop Forwarding to Your Business E-mail

I get asked this all the time! How do I nicely ask someone not to keep forwarding me jokes and non-business related e-mails to my business e-mail address? I think it is telling that folks ask me how to ask “nicely.” I guess that reflects their frustration with folks who do not understand that sending […] Read the rest here.... Show More Summary

Then There Were None

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Netflix Unchill

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Help! He Agreed to Move Out, so Why’s His Stuff Still Here?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Ex etiquette: I have been in a relationship for 19 years (we have two kids now in their teens), and I decided at the beginning ofShow More Summary

Lightening Fast E-mail Reply Expectations

Many believe that e-mail is instantaneous. Depending on the current network status many times e-mail is pretty darned quick. But there will be times, due to network traffic or geographic issues that will cause e-mail to take longer, sometimes several hours or more to get to the other side. Show More Summary

A Good Egg

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