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    punctuation marks

    For punctuation marks, I know the name of:
    eg commas, semicolons, colons, full stop............

    A. What are the names of signs:
    Can I try some?
    1. *
    2. /
    3. - -
    4. ___ (underscored)
    5. = (equal sign)
    6. %
    7. ! (exclaimation mark)
    8. #
    9. ^
    10. ( (open bracket)
    11. ) (close bracket)
    12. - (minor)
    13. + (plus)
    _________________________________________
    B. For a sentence:

    eg Bo/May will take the duty.
    (does it mean Bo and May or Bo or May?)
    _________________________________________

    C. I know there is another name full stop, what is it?
    ________________________________________


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    Re: punctuation marks

    I googled punctuation marks and found this for you:

    punctuation marks - Google Search

    Ask again if you are still confused.

    Rover

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    Re: punctuation marks

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    B. For a sentence:

    eg Bo/May will take the duty.
    (does it mean Bo and May or Bo or May?)
    _________________________________________

    C. I know there is another name full stop, what is it?
    ________________________________________


    Ju
    Ju, I know this is not the first time you've been asked to NOT post unrelated questions in the same post.

    While C applies to your first question, B has nothing to do with it. Please start a new thread and ask the question you asked in B.

    As for C, in the US, it's called a period.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: punctuation marks

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
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    B. For a sentence:

    eg Bo/May will take the duty.
    (does it mean Bo and May or Bo or May?)
    not a teacher

    Bo or May.
    "The slash is also sometimes used to denote (often mutually exclusive) alternatives, such as in male/female."
    Slash (punctuation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    For "Bo and May" you would have used an ampersand (&); as in Mr. & Mrs Smith.

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    Re: punctuation marks

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Ju, I know this is not the first time you've been asked to NOT post unrelated questions in the same post.

    While C applies to your first question, B has nothing to do with it. Please start a new thread and ask the question you asked in B.

    As for C, in the US, it's called a period.
    Thank you.........Ju

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