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Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point 

Chapter:
Punctuation
Author(s):

Cheryl Iverson

…after journeying through the world of punctua-tion, and seeing what it can do, I am all the moreconvinced that we should fight like tigers to preserveour punctuation and we should start now.     Lynne TrussPeriods, question marks, and exclamation points are the 3 end-of-sentence punctuation marks.Periods are the most common end-of-sentence punctuation marks. Use a period at the end of a declarative or imperative sentence and at the end of each table footnote and each figure legend.Advances in medical technology have saved many lives. Always listen carefully.Also use a period after a rhetorical question (one not requiring an answer).Where, indeed, is the

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