Today, however, a reader wrote in to complain about email signoffs. He claimed to find the signoff: "Best" to be grating and pompous.
Somebody tell me what's wrong with "Best." I use it often - I see it as a safe, easy way to sign off on emails to friends, acquaintances who may eventually become friends, as well as business contacts.
At least I thought so until now.
Have I been unintentionally offending people all this time? The last thing I want to do is come across as grating or pompous.
What's your take on this?
Best always, and with warm feelings toward all,