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Full Stop

Sentence-ending punctuation
Varies by Anglophonic nation;
Some prefer to use full stop,
Others sigh and grab a mop
For periodic exsanguination.

When it comes to the punctuation mark that terminates a sentence (the stop glyph), the full stop predominates across most of the Commonwealth and former British colonies and/or possessions, such as Australia, India, New Zealand and South Africa. The same mark is called period in North America. Of the two, full stop may have been in use somewhat earlier, but both date from the late sixteenth century. Exsanguination is the process of bleeding, in this case, associated with one’s period. Sources: Wikipedia, Grammarist

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