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Punctuation for review and reference

a style manual with exercises

by Edward A. Voeller

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Published by Contemporary Books in Lincolnwood, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Punctuation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • English language -- Punctuation -- Problems, exercises, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEdward Voeller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1450 .V64 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 71 p. ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL691083M
    ISBN 100844208175
    LC Control Number97038204

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The Chicago Manual of Style’s rule says, “When the source of a block quotation is given in parentheses at the end of the quotation, the opening parenthesis appears after the final punctuation mark of the quoted material.

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Group Authors. When the author of a work is a group, add a period after the group name to end the author portion of the reference.

8 PUNCTUATION Plural nouns take only an apostrophe if the word ends in s. my grandparents’ house (The house belongs to both my grandparents.) If a plural noun does not end in s, add an apostrophe and s. the team’s bus (The bus belongs to the team.) Shared possessives (possession is shared by more than one noun) take an apostrophe and s on the last noun only, unless the nouns do not share.

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