1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading eBook

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  26. Give Rule 1 for the use of Italics.
  Words for emphasis should be printed in italics.

  27. Give Rule 2.
  Names of books, poems, etc., are usually printed in italics.

  28. Give Rule 3.
  Words from foreign languages are printed in italics.

  29. Give Rule 4.
  Words in the Bible supplied by the translators are printed in
          italics.

  30. How are written words marked that are to be printed in
          Capitals?

  By underscoring the words with two lines.

  31. How are written words marked that are to be printed in
          Italics?

  By underscoring the words with one line.

  32. When use the Interjection O?
  The letter O is a vocative particle, and should always be
          used before nouns or pronouns in the absolute case by direct
          address.—­[Ridpath.]

  33. When use Oh?
  In all cases where it is not followed by nouns, or pronouns, in
          the vocative case.—­[Ridpath.]

ABBREVIATIONS.

  1. What is an abbreviation?
  One or more of the letters of a word standing for the whole word.

  2. What is the signification of A.C.S.?
  American Colonization Society.

  3. Give meaning A.B.C.F.M.
  American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

  4. What is the signification AAA.?
  Amalgamation.

  5. What is the signification of Ang.-Sax.?
  Anglo-Saxon.

  6. Give signification of A.T.
  Arch-Treasurer.

  7. What is the signification of C.A.S.?
  Fellow of the Connecticut Academy.

  8. What is the signification of C.C.?
  County Court, or County Commissioner.

  9. What is the meaning of D.C.L.?
  Doctor of Civil Law.

  10. What is the signification of D.M.?
  Doctor of Music.

  11. What is the signification of A.U.C.?
  In the year of the city.

  12. What is the meaning of F.E.S.?
  Fellow of the Entomological Society.

  13. What is the signification of H.R.I.P.?
  Here rests in peace.

  14. What is the signification of L.C.J.?
  Lord Chief Justice.

  15. What is the signification of N.u.?
  Name unknown.

  16. What is the signification of P.a.?
  Participial adjective.

  17. What is the signification of P.v.?
  Post village.

  18. What is the signification of Qy.?
  Query.

  19. What is the signification of Ro.?
  Righthand page.

  20. What is the signification S.C.L.?
  Student of the Civil Law.

  21. What is the signification of S.R.I.?
  Holy Roman Empire.

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