Writing for Danes: Defeat irony with an Emoticon. If there is no word for “Please”, is because you don’t need it.

All danish messages have some sort of emoticon. Today, while I was trying to sell something in the Danish eBay (DBA), and  find a babysitter on babysittermatch.com while sending some work emails, I realised THIS: I’m doing it! I am sending a happy face at the end, in the middle, sometimes even at hello. I’m scrolling…

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