Gap Fill - Full Stop - Level 2


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A language says ending sentences in messages with a full stop can look rude. In American English, a full stop is called a . The expert says more people think ending messages with a full stop is . She said this is most in younger people who use instant messaging apps like Twitter. She added that people prefer to send a new message instead of ending a sentence with a full stop. She said: "If you're a person and you're sending a message to , the default way to break up your is to send each thought as a message."

The full stop goes back 2,300 years. It is an part of writing. Teachers can put comments in red on a student's writing if he or she forgets the full stop. However, is changing how we write. Most people use abbreviations, acronyms, or emoticons :-) People might use the 'LOL' instead of 'laugh out loud,' or the 'fyi' rather than 'for your '. Not using the full stop in text messages helps the writer save . The expert said a full stop can also make the look a little aggressive.

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