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study conclude suggest perceive clear fulfill come be add be
In British English it the full stop; in American English the period. This punctuation mark has been for centuries to sentences or in abbreviations. It that with the younger generation today, its use is . A report from Binghamton University in New York shows the humble full stop is "" to young people because they it as a sign of anger. This is especially so on social media, where many youngsters largely the use of punctuation, except for a liberal use of exclamation marks. Linguist Professor David Crystal said: "Usage of full stops is 'revised in a really fundamental way'. People simply do not full stops in, unless they want to make a point."

Linguistics experts the effect of technology on the way we use language. Dr Lauren Fonteyn said: "If you send a text message without a full stop, it's already obvious that you've the message." She that finished messages with full stops are of by young people as being insincere. Journalist Victoria Turk wrote: "In a messaging conversation, a period is simply not necessary. It's when you've finished your thought, so what function does the period ? As a result, using a period in messaging...can across as if you're quite cross or annoyed." She added full stops are used after every word in a sentence. She the example: "Just. Look. How. Emphatic. This. ."

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