Friday, April 19, 2013

Periods, Commas, Question Marks and Quotation Marks

I'm often asked about the rules when using quotation marks.
It's simple. . . periods, commas, and question marks always go inside quotation marks.
Some examples:

1) She said, "I wouldn't be caught dead in this dress!"

2) "Are you coming tonight?" he asked.

3) "I have to go," she whispered. "This could take forever."

Look for examples of the rule being used correctly. Cut and paste them into a document and save them for later reference.

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