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Quoting styles (was Re: Antipassive?)

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Friday, May 23, 2008, 5:53
On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 12:31 AM, Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...> wrote:
> ...P.s.: Today I used quoting the way I was taught in English class at > school, with inside punctuation. To me it looks really weird, and I don't > think I will use it again. But to you it looks fine, I guess?...
Both styles are in use in English. I tend to prefer to put punctuation outside the quotation marks, except if the punctuation is part of the quote (for example, if you're quoting an entire sentence).
> ...P.p.s.: Will I be starting a quoting thread now?...
No doubt :) Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>


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