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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 2 Other Punctuation Objectives Use periods to punctuate statements, commands, indirect questions, and polite requests. Use periods to punctuate abbreviations, initials, and numerals. Use question marks and exclamation points correctly.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 3 Other Punctuation Recognize acceptable applications of the dash. Use parentheses to deemphasize material. Understand the use of commas, dashes, and parentheses to set off nonessential material. Punctuate and capitalize material set off by parentheses and dashes.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 4 Other Punctuation Use double and single quotation marks correctly. Place other punctuation marks correctly in relation to quotation marks. Use brackets, underscores, and italics appropriately.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 5 Using Periods End Punctuation Use periods at the end of statements , commands , indirect questions , and polite requests .
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 6 Using Periods Statement Business usually improves in the fall . Command Place an order for printer paper now . Indirect question A customer asked whether we ship c.o.d . Polite request Will you please send me your catalog .
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 7 Using Periods Abbreviations Use periods after many abbreviations beginning with lowercase letters. Please bring the 8 ft. board at 7:30 a.m.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 8 Using Periods Abbreviations Do not use periods after the following lowercase abbreviations. mph (miles per hour) wpm (words per minute) mm (millimeter) kg (kilogram)
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 9 Using Periods Abbreviations Do not use periods for most capitalized abbreviations such as ID , CPA , IQ , CEO , RAM , IBM . The computer CPU was delivered for repairs.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 10 Using Periods Abbreviations Use periods for most abbreviations containing capital and lowercase letters. Ms. Carolyn Myer was interviewed for a position by Jon Mason, Ph.D.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 11 Using Periods Abbreviations Use periods with abbreviations that represent academic degrees, geographical expressions, and initials of a person’s first and middle names. Your appointment with R. T. Ryan, M.D. , from the U.K. is on Friday.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 12 Using Periods Abbreviations Some abbreviations have two forms. c.o.d. COD (collect on delivery) f.o.b. FOB (free on board) d.b.a. DBA (doing business as) p.o.e. POE (port of entry)
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 18 - 13 Using Periods Abbreviations A good dictionary or reference manual provides information about abbreviations.
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Ch. 18 - 14 Using Periods Numerals Use periods to punctuate dollars and cents. The bill showed items of $
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course OA 265 taught by Professor Lbrotsker during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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