Flashcards - Conventions of Written English

Flashcards - Conventions of Written English
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colon
The colon is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line
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apostrophes
The apostrophe character is a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritical mark, in languages that use the Latin alphabet and some other alphabets
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capitalization
Capitalization, or capitalisation, is writing a word with its first letter as a capital letter and the remaining letters in lower case in writing systems with a case distinction
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capitalization
Capitalization, or capitalisation, is writing a word with its first letter as a capital letter and the remaining letters in lower case in writing systems with a case distinction
apostrophes
The apostrophe character is a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritical mark, in languages that use the Latin alphabet and some other alphabets
colon
The colon is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line
comma
The comma is a punctuation mark that appears in several variants in various languages
independent clause
An independent clause is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence
semicolon
The semicolon or semi-colon is a punctuation mark that separates major sentence elements
serial comma
In English language punctuation, a serial comma or series comma is a comma placed immediately before the coordinating conjunction in a series of three or more terms

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