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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ

Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
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Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"

Origin of shuttlecock

First recorded in 1515–25; shuttle + cock1
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British Dictionary definitions for shuttlecock

shuttlecock
/ (ˈʃʌtəlˌkɒk) /

noun

a light cone consisting of a cork stub with feathered flights, struck to and fro in badminton and battledoreOften shortened to: shuttle
anything moved to and fro, as in an argument

verb

to move or cause to move to and fro, like a shuttlecock

Word Origin for shuttlecock

C16: from shuttle + cock 1
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