Re: Editor Please....

Subject: Re: Editor Please....
From: Suzette Seveny <sseveny -at- PETVALU -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 1999 12:22:48 -0400

This particular rule of grammar depends on which country's rules you follow.
If you are in the US, the period is placed inside the quotation marks. In
Canada, the period is placed outside the quotation mark, unless it is part of
the quoted material.

Suzette Seveny
Markham, Ontario, Canada
sseveny -at- petvalu -dot- com or suzette -at- yesic -dot- com
Any opinions expressed are MY opinions.
Feel free to have your own.
Let's agree to disagree
But Please - Don't Flame Me.

Work is a fine thing --
If it doesn't take too much of your spare time.

On Wednesday, June 30, 1999 7:00 PM, Jo Baer [SMTP:jbaer -at- MAILBOX1 -dot- TCFBANK -dot- COM]
> Does the period belong inside or outside the quotation marks?
> Periods and commas belong inside. Colons and semi-colons belong outside.
> Question marks and exclamation points belong inside when the quoted
> matter is a question or exclamation, outside if not.
> These rules are taken from "The Elements of Grammar" by Margaret
> Shertzer. As far as I know, the rules haven't changed. "Arrgh!"

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