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Punctuation marks

Grammar Clinic: Punctuation Marks and Punctuation Rules

PUNCTUATION MARKS Punctuation is the system of signs or symbols given to a reader to show how a sentence is constructed and how it should be read. Punctuation is used to create sense, clarity and stress in sentences. You use punctuation marks to structure and organise your writing. We use a variety of punctuation marks, [...]

Semicolon(;) Colon(:) and Dashes(-): Are You Using them Correctly?

In writing, punctuation marks are included to aid the flow of thoughts of the narrative. You include them to indicate a change in the line of thought, an inflection or change in tone, when a new idea is introduced, or perhaps to recall something from the past. In this regard, how well do you use [...]

Semicolon, Colon and Dashes: Are You Using them Correctly?

In writing, punctuation marks are introduced to aid the smooth flow the thought in a narrative. They are introduced to express a change in thought, to recall something from the past, to introduce a new idea, an inflection or change in tone. But in this article, the focus will be on semicolons, colons, and dashes. [...]

Grammar Clinic: Punctuation Marks and Their Functions

Punctuation marks are basic composition of a language. One must be very careful when using punctuation marks because a message can be misinterpreted if there is a flaw in the use of punctuation marks. Here is a list of punctuation marks and their different functions FULLSTOP/PERIOD (.): This is used: 1. At the end of [...]