Daily Grammar

Lesson 336

Mechanics - Punctuation - Periods

Use a period after initials used in names.

Examples: E. F. Smith, Helen R. Hunsaker, W. James Swift

Instructions: Put periods where needed in the following sentences.

1. B D Hibler and Gene W Riding started a new company

B. D. Hibler and Gene W. Riding started a new company.

2. I know K Malone and J Stockton play for the Utah Jazz.

I know K. Malone and J. Stockton play for the Utah Jazz.

3. Clara B Walters and Ann J Frampton are sisters.

Clara B. Walters and Ann J. Frampton are sisters.

4. C S Lewis is an interesting author to read.

C. S. Lewis is an interesting author to read.

5. I think names with more than two initials like J R R Tolkien are interesting names.

I think names with more than two initials like J. R. R. Tolkien are interesting names.

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