To all of you out there drafting a PS (or anyone who's already written one) -- Did you use contractions? Does anyone care?
Here's my philosophy. Feel free to respond with yours.
I've been writing for newspapers for the last three years, so I try to make everything I write as concise and as readable as possible. To me, very formally written statements often don't read well because we've become so reliant on contractions in everyday speech. I usually read my copy out loud, or at least consciously sound it out in my head, to make sure it flows.
So, since I'm talking about myself in the PS and trying to make sure I come across as a real person, it would seem to benefit me to sound somewhat conversational.Then again, this is a formal occasion, so ...