“Cut out all these exclamation points.  An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

What do you think about exclamation marks, those little ! points we use instead of full stops when we want to add emphasis in our writing?

Do you use them in your own writing? How often are they used in your first language?  Do you agree with Fitzgerald?  Let me know in the comments below.