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Up your punctuation!

Edgar C. Alward

Up your punctuation!

an almost non-grammatical approach to punctuation

by Edgar C. Alward

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Published by Pine Island Press in Westhampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Punctuation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesPunctuation!
    StatementEdgar C. Alward, Dale E. Alward.
    ContributionsAlward, Dale E., 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1450 .A55 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2185562M
    LC Control Number89003518

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(Acronym-free translation: for each use of each punctuation /5(). In this sort of context, it's more useful to ask whether the details of the title and author are presented clearly and unambiguously rather than whether the comma placement is correct.

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