I’m reviewing an NIH grant, and here’s how a paragraph in the middle of the page ends:
And finally, the
That’s it. While this is very suspenseful, it’s not especially informative. If you’re going to do this, at least make it entertaining, like so:
And finally, the ARRGGGHH!!! [Thud]
While this doesn’t improve the information content, it would amuse the reviewer.
Seriously, always have someone not intimately involved with writing the grant proofread it. You’ll be glad you did.