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  • Punctuation Rules for Periods in Written English
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    Punctuation Rules for Periods in Written English

    Punctuation marks are a convention of written language that ensure the clarity of writing. There are five punctuation rules for using periods as punctuation marks in written American English: Sentence endings Decimal points Abbreviations Computer files and Internet addresses Play and poetry citations The following sections explain and provide examples of the punctuation rules for […] More

  • English Punctuation
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    English Punctuation

    Discover the rules for using apostrophes, braces, brackets, colons, commas, dashes, ellipses, hyphens, italics, parentheses, periods, question marks, exclamation marks, interrobangs, quotation marks, semicolons, and slashes in written American English with the following guides for punctuation rules. Apostrophes Punctuation Rules for Apostrophes in Written English explains the use of apostrophes to form possessive nouns, to […] More