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    murat guler is offline Newbie
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    Using Ditto Marks In English

    Hi All


    This question may sound a little bit odd but, I heard from somebody that ditto marks aren't used in English. Is it right?


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    Re: Using Ditto Marks In English

    They are used, but many people consider them to be a sign of laziness on the part of the writer.

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    Re: Using Ditto Marks In English

    Strongly agreed with 5jj. The only time I use ditto marks is for my own notes in lecture classes. I would never use them as part of a paper I expected to show or turn in as an assignment.


    (not a teacher, just a language lover)
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