Contractions

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Contractions

Postby usernotfound » Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:37 pm

Is there a general consensus or whether to use contractions? I prefer to use them, because I think things like don't sounds better than do not, but I know in many academic writings contractions are frowned upon. Thoughts?

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Re: Contractions

Postby rinkrat19 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:43 pm

General rule is to not use them. A PS isn't quite academic writing, but it is pretty formal.

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Re: Contractions

Postby usernotfound » Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:04 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:General rule is to not use them. A PS isn't quite academic writing, but it is pretty formal.


Fair enough, I figure I'll have restrain myself from using them because it's not really formal. Thanks.




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