When we have a moment to reflect, I suspect we sometimes wonder whether our sign offs on our emails are appropriate or a little bit tired. Perhaps not? Naturally at the end of your email message, you should avoid lengthy quotes, massive corporate logos and a brief signature.

I also wonder about the significance of these overly lengthy legal disclaimers that are often included at the bottom of email messages. Who has ever relied on this and why would you include it (apart from a corporate requirement)?

Some of the sign offs used include:


For a wonderfully detailed list of sign offs go to: forbes.com

Perhaps, Erica Jong's comment is applicable to the use of unusual email sign offs: If you don't risk anything you risk even more.

What have I left out? Have I irritated anyone?

Yours in engineering learning