Infographic: The most popular email greetings, signoffs and faux pas

Do you close out an email with a pleasantry or just your name? Do emails that lack subject lines frustrate you? See how your email habits compare against others’ in this infographic.

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As an editor of, I get a lot of emails from people pitching story ideas, sending press releases and commenting on stories that are on the site.

Most people are very friendly and considerate emailers, but some, whether or not they intend to be, come across as very rude.

They spell my name wrong, don’t say hello or offer a greeting; some don’t even sign their name at the end of their message.

Though these things irritate me, they might not bother you.

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