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Posted: 4/22/2016 11:00:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/22/2016 11:05:04 PM EDT by Justa_TXguy]
I'm doubting myself on this one.  Which is correct?  This is for a paper I'm writing.


A: Her advocacy is "upstream," meaning it does not affect an individual directly.


B:  Her advocacy is "upstream", meaning it does not affect an individual directly.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:00:39 PM EDT
Inside
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Outside
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:01:42 PM EDT
Inside is correct.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:02:15 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By 2JokersWild:
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Inside
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:02:16 PM EDT
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Outside.  The comma is not part of the word quote "upstream".
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:02:41 PM EDT
Why is upstream in quotes?
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:03:12 PM EDT
I was always taught inside.

And aren't those quatation marks? Parentheses are these (     )
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:04:01 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Boognish89:
Why is upstream in quotes?
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Maybe that's how she refers to her own advocacy?
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:04:46 PM EDT
We wont, be there for you ,,when you need, to know this.
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Originally Posted By sic_ness:
I was always taught inside.

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Oops, I mean quotation marks.  My brain is fried.  Will correct.  
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:


Maybe that's how she refers to her own advocacy?
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:
Originally Posted By Boognish89:
Why is upstream in quotes?


Maybe that's how she refers to her own advocacy?

That would make sense
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:05:35 PM EDT

Periods are placed outside.

Commas are placed inside.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:05:59 PM EDT
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I'm citing this from a source.  I've got the citation down, so I removed the citation information for clarity.

Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:06:02 PM EDT
Hodges Harbrace Handbook.
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Originally Posted By Bob_Steele:

Periods are placed outside.

Commas are placed inside.
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Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:07:53 PM EDT
I'd think it would be outside, but iv'e been know to think wrong before.
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:
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FPNI
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:


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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:
Originally Posted By Bob_Steele:

Periods are placed outside.

Commas are placed inside.





Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:09:41 PM EDT
"Inside."
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:10:05 PM EDT
Punctuation always goes inside the quotations.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:11:16 PM EDT
I like the way it looks inside better, but if I goof and put it outside, I don't lose sleep over it.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:12:10 PM EDT
Inside is "correct."  Outside makes more sense.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:12:48 PM EDT
The answer is "A."
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:14:37 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Spacejunk:
Punctuation always goes inside the quotations.
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You believe that "punctuation always goes inside the quotations"?

In the instance above it would not. Same with exclamation points.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:15:13 PM EDT
Inside.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:15:31 PM EDT
Always inside if you are inside the United States.  It is really that simple.  There are no special circumstances.

Britain is different, so you may see the comma outside if you are reading something from overseas.

Now, as for Ireland, I have no idea.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:18:04 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Bob_Steele:

Periods are placed outside.

Commas are placed inside.
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lol
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:18:18 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:


Inside
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:
Originally Posted By 2JokersWild:
Outside


Inside

How you got inside from your link I'll never know.  Look at the semicolon and the colon.  They're outside.

The only time the punctuation is inside the quotation marks is when the quotation marks signify someone speaking and their comment ends the sentence, therefore the ending punctuation (period, question mark, etc) goes inside the quotes.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:18:48 PM EDT
Do it the incorrect way and then tell us if your professor even picks up on it.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:21:01 PM EDT
this thread is full of grammar Nazi's.    
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:
You believe that "punctuation always goes inside the quotations"?



In the instance above it would not. Same with exclamation points.
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:



Originally Posted By Spacejunk:

Punctuation always goes inside the quotations.




You believe that "punctuation always goes inside the quotations"?



In the instance above it would not. Same with exclamation points.




 
A semi-colon will really mess with your head...
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:25:01 PM EDT
"Outside",
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Originally Posted By Htown156:
Inside is "correct."  Outside makes more sense.
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This.

Sometimes, correct is stupid.

Also, isn't the ? the exception? It goes outside, iirc.

I dunno. The hole think is stupid.

Ben was right.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:27:06 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:


You believe that "punctuation always goes inside the quotations"?

In the instance above it would not. Same with exclamation points.
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Originally Posted By SkilletsUSMC:
Originally Posted By Spacejunk:
Punctuation always goes inside the quotations.


You believe that "punctuation always goes inside the quotations"?

In the instance above it would not. Same with exclamation points.


Looks like I was beaten.

Who woulda thunk a jarhead would be so literate?
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:27:46 PM EDT
The question is, shouldn't you be using single quotation marks instead of doubles?
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:29:07 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/22/2016 11:29:27 PM EDT by Justa_TXguy]
I trust the people who are saying inside more overall, plus inside is what I was going with before I started doubting myself.

Going with inside.  Thanks!
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Originally Posted By AZ_Sky:
The question is, shouldn't you be using single quotation marks instead of doubles?
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Originally Posted By AZ_Sky:
The question is, shouldn't you be using single quotation marks instead of doubles?



http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/10/21/single_quotes_or_double_quotes_it_s_really_quite_simple.html


If you are an American, using quotation marks could hardly be simpler: Use double quotation marks at all times unless quoting something within a quotation, when you use single.


Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:32:19 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Justa_TXguy:





Originally Posted By AZ_Sky:


The question is, shouldn't you be using single quotation marks instead of doubles?

http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/10/21/single_quotes_or_double_quotes_it_s_really_quite_simple.html


If you are an American, using quotation marks could hardly be simpler: Use double quotation marks at all times unless quoting something within a quotation, when you use single.






Interesting.

 

I was thinking, specialized field....






 
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Originally Posted By RLR350:
Always inside if you are inside the United States.  It is really that simple.  There are no special circumstances.

Britain is different, so you may see the comma outside if you are reading something from overseas.

Now, as for Ireland, I have no idea.
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The interesting thing about this is its right. Which is another way of saying "The people who basically invented English do it one way, but we're going to do it a different way....."

Hence, outside.
Link Posted: 4/22/2016 11:57:27 PM EDT
Outside unless the punctuation in question is part of the quotation itself.
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Inside
Link Posted: 4/23/2016 12:10:06 AM EDT
"American English" is an embarrassment. I wish we would stop dumbing-down the language.
 
Link Posted: 4/23/2016 12:10:06 AM EDT
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EDIT - Double Tap.
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Originally Posted By Spacejunk:


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No. Also, depends the stylebook to which one is editing.

 



In this case, the comma goes inside.
Link Posted: 4/23/2016 12:18:03 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Spacejunk:
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Quoted so OP can read this mostly truth "again!"
Link Posted: 4/23/2016 12:19:35 AM EDT
Inside is correct.
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Originally Posted By -Apocalypto-:
this thread is full of grammar Nazi's dumbasses.    
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There ya go.  Fixed it for you...  
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Originally Posted By Htown156:
Inside is "correct."  Outside makes more sense.
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I actually argued this with my 3rd grade teacher.
She gave me a poor grade for that day.
Bitch.
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