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    Some abbreviated forms have a point at the end, like: e.t., e.g., B.S., M.S., etc.
    If I want to put two symbols of punctuation in a row, like a point and a comma one after another, is it grammatically correct? Which punctuation should I use?
    Thanks,

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    Re: ;.,

    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    Some abbreviated forms have a point at the end, like (no colon required here) e.t., e.g., B.S., M.S., etc.
    If I want to put two symbols of punctuation in a row, like a point and a comma one after another, is it grammatically correct? Which punctuation should I use?
    Thanks,
    You can put a comma after a full stop in exactly the situation you described. How you wrote "B.S., M.S., etc" was correct. However, the punctuation mark after the word "Thanks" should have been a full stop, not a comma.

    What did you mean by "e.t."?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: ;.,

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    What did you mean by "e.t."?
    When I saw it, it reminded me of this.
    I saw the film when I was a child. I remember the story was so moving that it made me cry.

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    Re: ;.,

    Oh. E.T. That needed to be in capitals, atabitaraf.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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