.End of sentenceA period ends a statement (a complete thought telling who did what).Despite what English teachers taught for many years, only one space after a period. Apparently, two … [Read more...] about Periods end.
Quotation marks have a variety of uses."Hello"Exact words spokenUse quotation marks around the exact words spoken in dialogue.Examples:“I’m not going tonight,” he announced.“But … [Read more...] about Quotation Marks do more than dialogue or quotations
In formal writing, anything between an initial capital letter and an ending punctuation (period, question mark, or exclamation mark) should be a complete sentence.It should express an … [Read more...] about Fragments are not complete sentences.
The purpose of the interrobang is to combine the amazement of an exclamation mark and the doubt of a question mark.‽The interrobang ("interabang", with only one "r") is variously … [Read more...] about Interrobang/interabang combines an exclamation with a question.
A sentence has different functions.Sentences are categorized by their purpose. They may be declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, or imperative.A declarative sentence makes a statement. It … [Read more...] about How do sentences function?
INTERJECTIONSInterjections are usually single words or short phrases spoken in reaction to something. “Oh!” “Hello.” “Hurrah!” “Oops!” “Ouch!” “Huh?” “Wow!” “Excuse me.” “Sorry.” “OMG!” “No.” … [Read more...] about Commas – Interjections