Using ALLCAPS to denote SHOUTING dates to 19th, maybe even 17th century


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#2

Such a useful mode of communication, yet it is forbidden on this very comment board.


#3

HOW SO?
   


#4

Good place to study it, I guess.

(actually I knew someone on that course)


#5

I HAVE KNOW IDEA WHAT THEY ARE FUCKING TALKING ABOUT!

[note caps lock]


#6

Some dude does this ALL THE TIME on IMDb message boards! (Don’t judge me; they’re fun to read.) S/He screams his post title and then uses random caps in his posts. It drives the citizenry c-r-a-z-y! Like I said, fun to read. :smile:


#7

If you can’t hear me, it’s because I’m in parentheses.

  • Steven Wright

#8

SAY WHAT, NOW ???


#9

So who is the man in the picture? Charles II?


#10

Definitely a “Thank you Capt. Obvious!”, moment. How’s the research going on the sun’s direction at sunrise?

This isn’t exactly news if one does any reading of newspapers from that era (19th cent.).


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