HomeWorkbookeBookArchiveGlossaryFan MailBlogEmail Us

 

Lesson 337

Mechanics - Punctuation - Periods

 

Use a period after the abbreviations Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr., and St. (Saint) before a name and Jr., Sr., and Esq., after a name. Do not use a period with Miss because it is not an abbreviation.

 

Instructions: Put periods where needed in the following sentences.

 

1. Mr Samuel H White spoke at the celebration last night.

 

2. Mr and Mrs J B Smythe and their son J B Smythe, Jr , will be at the opening ceremonies.

 

3. Have you been to St Petersburg and St Louis?

 

4. Dr Leonard J Arrington was a great historian

 

5. Ms P T Roberts and Mr John J Jones, Esq will speak at tomorrow's meeting.

 

 

--For answers scroll down.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers:

 

1. Mr. / H.

 

2. Mr. / Mrs. J. B. / J. B. Jr.

 

3. St. / St.

 

4. Dr. / J. / The end of the sentence needs a period.

 

5. Ms. P. T. / Mr. / J. / Esq.

Previous Lesson

DAILY GRAMMAR - - - - by Mr. Johanson

Copyright 2010 Word Place Inc - - All Rights Reserved.

Next Lesson

Try Whitesmoke Today!

For your convenience, all of our lessons are available on our website in our

lesson archive at http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html. Our lessons are

also available to purchase in an eBook, a FlipBook, and a Workbook format.

Daily Grammar Lessons Search

Loading