RE: Quotes/Comma question

Subject: RE: Quotes/Comma question
From: Doug Grossman <Doug -dot- Grossman -at- sas -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 21:59:58 -0500

I'm not saying that you're wrong, and I'm not saying that you're right, but this brought up an interesting question in my mind. How about the following as an example of a context where a semicolon might go inside quotation marks:

Mark your answer with an "X;" a "Y;" or a "1," "2," or "3."

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From: techwr-l-bounces+doug -dot- grossman=sas -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+doug -dot- grossman=sas -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Gene Kim-Eng
Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 10:31 AM
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Subject: Re: Quotes/Comma question

I don't know of any context in which a semicolon goes inside quotation marks, except perhaps if you're quoting something that actually ends with a semicolon.

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Re: Quotes/Comma question: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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