Posts related to punctuation
When citing a work whose title ends in a question mark or exclamation point, should I also include a period?
The MLA format template calls for a period after the title of a source, but if the title of a source ends in a question mark… Read More
Does the MLA abbreviate United States as U.S. or US?
In its publications, the MLA uses the abbreviation US. (Practices among publishers vary, however, and it is not incorrect to use U.S. Whichever abbreviation you… Read More
Do I use a comma before Jr. and Sr.? What about names followed by roman numerals?
In the main text of your written work, use a suffix that is an essential part of the name—like Jr. or a roman numeral—when you… Read More
Is it wrong to type spaces before and after a dash?
The appropriateness of spaces before and after a dash depends on various considerations: the typeface used, the medium (print, online), and so on. In the… Read More