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    Period placement?

    Where you are ending a sentence in parenthases, where does the period go?

    Does it go here ).

    Or here .)


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: Period placement?

    Depends on whether the parentheses are within a sentence or containing a sentence:

    Mr Smith went to town (by train, I believe).

    (We were unsure if Mr Smith went to town.)

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