RE: Single vs double quotes? (take II)

Subject: RE: Single vs double quotes? (take II)
From: "Nancy Kaminski" <nancy -dot- kaminski -at- spanlink -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 11:14:29 -0500

> From: Hart, Geoff [mailto:Geoff-H -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA]

> Hmmm... I was basing my comments on my most recent round of
> reading British fiction (Terry Pratchett's "Thief of Time" in this
case) plus
> memories of other British stuff I've read recently (didn't check the
> dates), but perhaps I overgeneralized. Any more British writers or
editors care
> to weigh in on this with statistics?

I'm not British, but let me add my observation from reading current
novels published in Britain: I recently bought the most current Sharpe
novel (by Bernard Cornwell) from, and that used single
quotes for dialog. I've noticed that the US-published versions will have
double quotes.

Nancy Kaminski
nancykam -at- attbi -dot- com

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