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    Default Single Markers Enclosing Abbrev. At End of Sentence

    If an abbreviation ends a sentence and is enclosed in single markers, do we also include a second full stop after the ending single quote mark - yes or no? See below.

    I was told not to use the word 'etc.'.

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    Default Re: Single Markers Enclosing Abbrev. At End of Sentence

    Is 'etc.'. (with the second full stop at the end of that sentence) correct?

    Also, if an ellipsis ends a quoted sentence, do we do the same (terminal punctuation after the ending quote mark below)? Is the sentence below punctuated correctly?

    Joe said, "I'm the only one who assisted the organization ...".

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    Default Re: Single Markers Enclosing Abbrev. At End of Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by frogboxer View Post
    If an abbreviation ends a sentence and is enclosed in single markers, do we also include a second full stop after the ending single quote mark - yes or no? See below.

    I was told not to use the word 'etc.'.

    Thanks

    frogboxer
    No.

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    Default Re: Single Markers Enclosing Abbrev. At End of Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by frogboxer View Post
    Is 'etc.'. (with the second full stop at the end of that sentence) correct? No.

    Also, if an ellipsis ends a quoted sentence, do we do the same (terminal punctuation after the ending quote mark below)? Is the sentence below punctuated correctly? No.

    Joe said, "I'm the only one who assisted the organization ...."
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