Tuesday, December 20, 2011

A word about INDENTATION

I know, I know, it almost sounds like I'm cursing :) Just thought I'd share another lesson in English that I learned.

Indentation is technically the punctuation rule which requires to indent where there is change in a thought. In the states, however, using an indent to indicate where the new paragraph starts is not so common. Leaving a line space between paragraphs is used instead.

Adjusting to the new punctuation rules took me a minute, but I'm kinda liking it now even more than the "correct" way.

And for the demonstration purposes, here's how the all written above would look if I indent the first lines of new paragraphs:

As my mom likes to say: "Learn as you live".

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