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Technically, the simplest answer would be "punctuated speech." punctuated — emphasize something: to do or say something in order to add emphasis But this specific pattern is extremely common in music and goes by the term "staccato". The Wikipedia entry has some good examples of music played with and without staccato and it perfectly matches the ...
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/ending-sentence-abbreviation When you end a sentence with an abbreviation, you don't need an extra period. The story is different when the sentence is a question or exclamation—then you need both punctuation marks.
The period goes at the end of the whole sentence, including the page number, otherwise you would be giving the page number its own sentence. :/
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