Digital Manners: One-word emails, yes or no?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Sept. 27 2011 6:59 AM

One-Word Emails: Yes or No?

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of terse emails and slangy signoffs.

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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss listener questions about two issues of email etiquette: Is it all right to send one-word messages, and what's the polite way to end an electronic note. Listen to Episode No. 22 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab.

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Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. 

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