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"thank" should followed by bang("!") or period(".")? which is right?

For example:

This site vs report bug?What should I to use? I can't find (googled) what something about this. Forgive me,if this is a FAQ question. Thank !

vs

This site vs report bug?What should I to use? I can't find (googled) what something about this. Forgive me,if this is a FAQ question. Thank .

  • It's an exclamation point, not a bang... – Gerry May 21 '17 at 12:21
  • @Gerry "bang" is a perfectly acceptable term. It's pretty common amongst programmers. – Catija May 21 '17 at 16:37
  • @Catija …but not in general usage. – Ben Kovitz May 21 '17 at 18:32
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"Thank" is an ordinary verb, but it has two special polite uses. As an ordinary verb, it takes endings of -s, -ed, and -ing like most verbs. It means to express gratitude:

Jill forgot to thank Bill for giving her a ride from the airport.
Jill is thanking Bill for the ride right now.
Jill thanked Bill one day after he gave her a ride.
Jill often thanks people late.

The polite forms are themselves expressions of gratitude. Each is a whole sentence:

Thanks.
Thanks!
Thank you.
Thank you!
Jill said "Thanks" to Bill.
Jill said "Thank you" to Bill.

As an expression of gratitude, you can end the sentence with either an exclamation point or a period. The exclamation point indicates saying it louder; it suggests more enthusiasm and less formality. "Thank you" suggests a little more gratitude than "Thanks."

Notice that "Thank" (without -s at the end) is not one of these special polite forms.

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Either an exclamation point "!" or a period "." can follow

Thanks!
Thanks.

it only depends on how enthusiastically you are trying to say

Thank you! (thanks!)
Thank you. (thanks.)

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