Period after a period?


I am trying to end a sentence with the time of day.  Which is correct?


We will leave at 8:30 a.m.. Don't forget to bring. . . 




We will leave at 8:30 a.m. Don't forget to bring. . . 



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A single period is all that is needed.  In the most formal writing, you would us '8:30 A.M.' Rules have relaxed on this, however, and you will see this in various forms: A.M.; AM; am; and a.m.


We will leave at 8:30 a.m. Don't forget to bring. . .

link comment answered Oct 03 '13 at 09:08 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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