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From Mike Scott <>
Subject Re: Is there a way to do this...
Date Fri, 25 May 2012 07:34:26 GMT
On 24/05/12 23:17, Doug wrote:
> On 05/24/2012 05:04 PM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> /snip/
>> I find it odd to have a comma inside a quote, but that's maybe another
>> story.
> It is standard American usage to put a comma inside, rather than outside, a
> close quote. This differs from British usage.

?? I don't think so.

   He said, "hello." "Goodbye," she replied.

is precisely the usage I was taught many years ago in my "English 
English" education. I'll see what Partridge and Fowler have to say if I 
can find them :-)

Mike Scott
Harlow, Essex, England

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