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In the article Exclamations as oral symptoms in the language of online discussion sites an attempt to explain the relation of forums’ texts to the opposition spoken language - written language has been made. It concerns the analysis of interjections’ function in those text which lies in placing them closer to the spoken language group where exclamations belong by definition. Exclamations, common in forums’ texts are electronically modified in a specific way. Their record, very variant, consists in letters re- or multiplication (it shows prosodic features such us: quantity and intonation), in stylization on English writing or speaking, in individual usage of capital letters, in quoting English words (okay, wow, sorry and so on), in labialising initial o (e.g. ło matko!). All this serves the intensification of exclamations’ emotional expression and create forums texts as stylized on a speech.

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