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    Hello
    Can you please tell me whether it is correct when linking an acronym to another word by hyphen, that the last period of the acronym be omitted; viz: J.A.W-Gulf?
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    Jude Brooks


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    Re: periods

    Hello
    Can you please tell me whether it is correct when linking an acronym to another word by hyphen, that the last period of the acronym be omitted; viz: J.A.W-Gulf?

    Thanks
    Jude Brooks

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    Re: periods

    Abbreviations don't omitted it:

    EX: foot-pound, ft.-lb.

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