With many people avoiding greetings and singing off emails on a happy note, considering it inappropriate owing to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there’s one email written by a student to their professor that’s winning the internet
Dr Jen Murray, Military Historian at Oklahoma State University, told Twitter about how that one of her students recently signed their email “pandemically”. Impressed by the note, the professor added, “Glad to see they are coping with some email salutation humor.”
The tweet quickly fetched a lot of attention with over 1 lakh likes and got many talking about how a new signing-off note befitting the present time was long due.
A student signed their email “pandemically.” Glad to see they are coping with some email salutation humor.
— Dr. Jen Murray (@DrJen_Murray) September 10, 2020
As 2020 progressed, people said ending email with ‘Best’ or starting correspondence with “I hope this finds you well/in good health” just hit differently now. In fact, there is even a meme-fest around it recently.
As many people on social media loved the new sign-off and said they are now going to use it in their own emails, others came up with other options that seem quite apt in the present scenario.
LOVE THIS https://t.co/5N8G5bMx1w
— Internet Person™⭐️ (@TimHerrera) September 12, 2020
“pandemically yours” got a nice ring to it https://t.co/RP0mDMdl8g
— creativity is revolutionary. (@MichellCClark) September 11, 2020
This energy for the rest of 2020>>> https://t.co/B99vFGqJou
— jordan ✊🏾🏳️🌈 (@jojo_patpat) September 12, 2020
Ah, there’s that replacement for “Best,” we all wanted https://t.co/aspt0xkH8L
— Dr. Emily Rollinson (@ejrollinson) September 12, 2020
This is now standard. I INSIST on it. https://t.co/nmYRDQ0QXs
— Dr. Phil (@ThinkinPhilkin) September 11, 2020
I’m editing my email ASAP https://t.co/e3qziRnptY
— Christina Marie (@chrismarie1988) September 12, 2020
“Yours from six feet,”
— Collin Roessner* (@The_ROESSon) September 11, 2020
“Respectfully masked, “
— Nah, I’m a nerd. 🌈 (@SallyMaelstrom) September 11, 2020
I doubt my committee got the reference but it made me feel better pic.twitter.com/KRRb0W1pMm
— Lucian R McDonald (Luke) (@l_r_mcdonald) September 11, 2020
— ファルハーン | Фархан | fa̠ɹɦaːn (@FarhanAxiq) September 12, 2020
My closing salutation is “Warmly,” as a reference to the fever that I may or may not have 😜
— Laura Miracle (@miraclelaura) September 12, 2020
I’ve been using “Happy apocalypse” sometimes with a smiley. It will catch on eventually.
— Plausible Deniability (@impstrsyndrome) September 12, 2020
I’ve been signing some of my emails “Apocalyptically yours”…
— JBLHComms (@JBLHComms) September 12, 2020
Dear Don, I hope this email finds you uninfected…
— Justin J. Grace 🧙♂️ (@jusjosgra) September 11, 2020
Omg @AmandaNelsonMD! Why did we never think of this one for our daily updates?! Though “peace, love & purell” was prettyyyy good
— Maddie Mier, MD (@MaddieMierMD) September 12, 2020
I use Quarantined Regards
— Lisa Stewart (@lisa_b_stewart) September 12, 2020
“I hope this email finds you alive”
— Kaj Eijlers (@bizziboi) September 12, 2020
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