© 2009, Dr. Renee M. Eggers. All rights reserved. Netiquette by Dr. Renee M. Eggers Context • Use meaningful subject lines. • Quote or paraphrase the e-mail to which you are responding. • Avoid pronouns. Context • Follow the conventions of the English language. – Use capitals at the beginning of each sentence. – Capitalize the pronoun “I”. – Use proper ending punctuation. – Use proper spelling and grammar. Message Layout • Use short paragraphs. • Skip lines between paragraphs. Gestures and Intonations • Use emoticons and other replacements for gestures and intonations Traditional Emoticons :-) Classic Smiley :-D Very Happy Smiley ;-) Winking Smiley :-O Shocked Smiley :-( Unhappy Smiley :’-( Crying Smiley Fun Emoticons B-) Wearing Glasses Smiley %-) Crazy Smiley :^) Smiley in Profile :-/ Scowling Smiley :-P Tongue Out Smiley =:-) Punk Rock Smiley Other Representations • Use capital letters to indicate yelling. • Use * or _ on either side of words for emphasis.