I never tend to use them.
Originally Posted by marmalade.sunrise
Also, in smaller doses, it makes people sound like Elmo.
LOL! That's it...he's Elmo!
“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people”--Will Rogers
JocktheMotie is in agreement with Marmalade Sunrise, in that it typically indicates arrogance and hint of narcissism. JocktheMotie thinks such people need to be taken down a peg or two.
I read many psychiatrists stating that it can be a sign of madness.
Diego Maradona refers to himself in the third person. Just giving you a popular example.
"An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise."
LII/INTj (Analyst) - 1w9 Sp/Sx - RC|O|EI - Melancholy/Choleric
Some people do it to fake being eccentric.