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8 Feb 2015 — Would you

 

How would you punctuate this?

two men stocking shelves in a store

Would you please put these on the shelf?

 

Select one or more options and read the feedback.

 

1.

Would you please put these on the shelf? (question mark)

2.

Would you please put these on the shelf. (period)

3.

Please put these on the shelf.

a hedge — a word, phrase or clause in conversation that is used to lessen the impact of what the person is saying.  I don't mean to trouble you, but can you reach that box up there for me? (Please get that box for me.)

Wikipedia contributors. "Hedge (linguistics)." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 30 May. 2014. Web. 7 Feb. 2015.