You Have a Point There: A Guide to Punctuation and Its Allies

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SUBJECT INDEX

a
ABBREVIATIONS, 42-3, 152, 159, 216
abruptness, 69, 70
accents, 225-6
acute accent, 225
addresses, 25-6, 61 ;
American: 216
adjectives, 17-19, 143-6 (hyphens)
adverbial clauses, 38
-phrases, 38
adverbs, 20-1, 142, 147
-, connective, 100-1
all in all,101
also,46
ambiguity, 137, 183, 184
American characteristics, 6, 211-13, 223
-punctuation, x, 181, 211-21
ampersand, 226
and,101
annunciatory, 53-4, 72
anomaly, an, 13
antithesis, 45-6, 57, 119, 123
apostrophe, the, 155-61, 221
apparently,100
apposition, 37, 41, 47, 55, 69 ;
American: 216
assent, 38
asterisk, 82-3, 219, 226
at least,47-8

b
BECAUSE,101
besides,98
best, better,144
bibliography, punctuation in, 47, 218
brace, the, 153-4
brackets, 65-6, 218
breve, the, 225
business aspects, 11-12, 111, 183-4
but,217
but nevertheless,217
by the way,99

c
CALENDAR, the, 113
capitals, 107-17, 127-9, 151
(hy phens), 171
(quotation);
American: 219-20
capitals, small, 107, 129
catalogues, 47, 108
causal clauses, 38
cedilla, 225
centred headings, 169
circumflex, 225
clarity, 8, 103, 183
clauses, 29-36, 45-6, 50
close punctuation, 94-103
co-,137, 151
colon, 52-62, 77, 92, 131, 172-3 ;
American: 213, 215
-dash, 87, 92, 172-3
comma, 14-41, 77, 92, 94-103 (passim), 173-4
(quotations);
American: 14, 216, 217-18
-dash, 87, 92
commonsense, and good sense, 7, 160-1
compound points, 86-9, 219
-words, 136-51
conclusions, conclusives, 60, 72-3
conditional, the, 38
conjunctions, 21-2 ;
American: 217-18
contractions, 42-3, 216
conventions, 211-12
cumulatives, 45, 59-60
curtailments, 216
curves=parentheses, 218

d
DAGGER, the, 226
dash, compound, 83, 86-8, 92
-, simple, 68-78, 83, 92, 131 ;
American: 218-19
dates and times, 61-2
definitions, 108
diacritics, 225-6
diaeresis, 220, 225
dialect, 120, 124
dialogue, 7, 73-4
differentiation, 39-40

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