RE: Quotes/Comma question

Subject: RE: Quotes/Comma question
From: "Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: "'Doug Grossman'" <Doug -dot- Grossman -at- sas -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 13:08:48 -0800

> From: Doug Grossman

> 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."

Do you really want the answer to include a semi-colon or a comma? The
semi-colon would be outside of the quotes, unless is it a part of the
answer. The comma should be outside of the quotes if it is not a part of
the answer, but I put commas and periods inside the quotes.



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