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    Letter writing

    Is it grammatically correct to put a period after your typed name at the end of the letter? ie. Sincerely,
    J. Hendry.

    Someone just gave me a rambled on that this was incorrect. This person is not an English major by any means. Thank you for your help.

    Jerrod.

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    No period, Jerrod. No mark of any kind.

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    Re: Letter writing

    Quote Originally Posted by jhendry
    Is it grammatically correct to put a period after your typed name at the end of the letter? ie. Sincerely,
    J. Hendry.

    Someone just gave me a rambled on that this was incorrect. This person is not an English major by any means. Thank you for your help.

    Jerrod.
    In addition, a period is used to end a sentence, and since "J. Hendry" is not a sentence, a period is not required. :wink:

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