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A.M. and P.M. - Frequently Asked Questions - NAUTICAL

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Q, Is there a period after P.M.? A, Yes, there is a period after P.M. However, when P.M. (or A.M.) is found at the end of a declarative sentence, as in the one ...

AM, PM, am, pm: What Is the Correct Time? - Business Writing

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Jun 5, 2009 ... So there is formal for letters and legal/offical matters, informal for person ... Using the number alone with a.m. or p.m. can be confusing in some .... If a sentence ends with the time, do I need to insert a period after the "p.m."?

3:00 p.m.. / three p.m.. at end of sentence | WordReference Forums

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May 3, 2010 ... 2) And should "p.m." be followed by a period? ... Those of us who use periods after abbreviations would use only one period at the end: ... ie the correct way of writing in the UK armed forces - there was a total ban on the use of ...

Grammar Girl : Ending a Sentence with an Abbreviation :: Quick and ...

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Jan 17, 2012 ... Does the period that ends the abbreviation also end the sentence? By ... How Many Spaces After a Period? The Grammar ... According to AP Stylebook, there should never be a comma between a company's name and "Inc.".

Period at end of a.m. and p.m. if using ! or ? - English Forums

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Logically there should be two full stops (one for the abbreviation, one for the sentence ending), but only one is conventionally written. In the case of an ...

The Dos and Donts of Using a Period - Getting into The Period ...

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This article will look at the basic ways in which you can use the period as a ... an extra comment or after thought you want to add after the end of the first sentence), ... medics or doing office jobs) before actually being assigned to their position. 3. ... a.m. and p.m. (Note: Do not abbreviate professor to Prof. in academic writing)...

Grammar Girl : Daylight-Saving Time :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

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Mar 11, 2010 ... You can write "a.m." and "p.m." as lowercase letters with periods after them or as small capitals without periods (3, 4). Either way, there should ...

AM/PM vs am/pm vs am/pm - English Language & Usage - Stack ...

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Apr 26, 2011 ... If the correct usage is a.m./p.m., how does this affect punctuation at the end ... (Let me know if these should be split up into individual questions, but I ... e.g. (oh there's one right there) "i.e.", "e.g." when there are two words. ... Instead of AM and PM (in small caps), p.m. and a.m. -- wi...

acronyms - Is the second period necessary after an abbreviation ...

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Aug 27, 2013 ... Anybody can ask a question; Anybody can answer; The best answers are voted ... I am not sure if I need two periods after "U.S.A." or just the one. ... seems to be that there is never an acceptable use of two sequential periods.

When "etc." is at the end of a phrase, do you place a period after it?

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Jan 10, 2011 ... However, if etc. occurs at the end of a clause, you can add a comma or ... (The period ends the abbreviation, but the sentence keeps going after the comma.) ... with the full authority of their PhD in microbiology behind them, that ...

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The Period - Capital Community College

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There is no space between the last letter and the period. ... but modern word- processors nicely accommodate the spacing after a period, and double-spacing after a period can only serve ... Dr. Espinoza arrived from Washington, D.C., at 6 p.m..

Writing Dates and Times - Grammar & Punctuation | The Blue Book ...

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Rule: It is clearer to use noon and midnight rather than 12:00 p.m. or 12:00 a.m. ..... Should commas be placed after the word “period” and after “June 30, 2010” in .... Sheould there be a comma after the year when stating a specific date, year ...

Period -- The Punctuation Guide

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The period. ... Period. The period is perhaps the easiest punctuation mark to master. It ends a sentence. Difficulty generally ... Correct: Laura said, “We will continue this tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.” ... Their house was the largest one on the block.