Ever wonder what it would be like if email didn’t exist and you had to say everything aloud? Horrifying, right?
Not only because it would be a big inconvenience, but also because you’d have to add in a whole lot of niceties to make your message sound more pleasant.
The funny video below digs into that very idea—and while it’ll make you laugh, it should probably also make you think about your typical email tone.
Previously an editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She’s written almost 500 articles for The Muse on anything from productivity tips to cover letters to bad bosses to cool career changers, many of which have been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., CNBC's Make It, USA Today College, Lifehacker, Mashable, and more. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer and reader, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author