Exploring English HomePeriod ( . )

This section of Exploring English describes use of the period ( . ) in English punctuation.

Used to end a sentence:

Binkly opened his closet.

Used after an abbreviation:

'Blah blah blah etc.,' he said.

Used in a decimal number:


Translate to French, German, Italian, Spanish, or PortugesePunctuation Menu | Exploring English Home | Index Map | Feedback
Knowledge Explorer Centre | Shared Visions Unlimited

Last Modified April 08, 2003