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By Karla Pomeroy

Karla's Kolumn: Read carefully and thoroughly ...


August 29, 2019

Reading is an important part of everyone's life. We read every day, whether it is traffic signs, school books, your music playlist, the guide on your TV, Facebook memes, tweets, or, of course, the newspaper.

But social media, instant messaging and texting has highlighted a problem that can happen in written messages – the tone in which the writer, texter, typist, means to convey the message.

When someone speaks to you, whether in person or on the phone, you know their tone. I'm sure you've heard the saying, "Don't talk to me in that tone of voice."

But in writing the tone is left up to th...

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