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Brackets

  • Use brackets sparingly to add something to the sentence, for example, the resident (from number 10) asked a question. Often, commas will suffice.
  • The full stop comes outside the bracket unless what is inside is a full sentence.
  • Remember that any sentence in which you use brackets should still make sense

Bold type

Use bold to emphasise a word rather than capital letters or underlining. This is easier to read and avoids confusion particularly as underlined text is often used to show links to internet pages.

Also see emphasis.

 

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