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periods inside quotes is a SPS grammar "convention."

doesn't make any sense
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  04/21/17
it only goes inside the quote if the quotes are being used t...
hayes carll
  04/21/17
In the US they teach kids that it is ALWAYS correct to have ...
Terence McKenna
  04/21/17
...
boner_police
  04/21/17
I know. It is infuriating -- particularly when you are worki...
Guy Debord
  04/21/17
Ok ty b/c it always drove me nuts that a period or question ...
Get Thee to the TRUMPery
  04/21/17
no they don't
hayes carll
  04/21/17
Yes they do
Get Thee to the TRUMPery
  04/21/17
They do. I was taught it. Newspapers all do it. I agree i...
Buck "The Club" Paulette
  04/21/17
actually, no. logical punctuation is the official style of m...
hayes carll
  04/21/17
i don't think this is correct. you may be thinking of questi...
TRUMPdog Versus Powerman
  04/21/17
Goes outside the quote if quote is around a "Defined Te...
bowlcut autist
  04/21/17
I thought this was never "correct." I just meant i...
.,.,,..,.,,.,.,:,,:,..,,:::,...,:,.,.:...:.,:.::,.
  04/21/17
I thought this was never "correct". I just meant i...
Guy Debord
  04/21/17
...
harem of cats
  04/21/17
...
Terence McKenna
  04/21/17
More aesthetically pleasing than the alternative
Miki Dora
  04/21/17


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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:51 AM
Author: .,.,,..,.,,.,.,:,,:,..,,:::,...,:,.,.:...:.,:.::,.


doesn't make any sense

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126082)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:53 AM
Author: hayes carll (hey! risten!)

it only goes inside the quote if the quotes are being used to quote speech. the way you used them in your op, the period goes outside the quote.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126104)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:55 AM
Author: Terence McKenna

In the US they teach kids that it is ALWAYS correct to have them inside the quotation mark.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126114)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:56 AM
Author: boner_police



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126128)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:57 AM
Author: Guy Debord

I know. It is infuriating -- particularly when you are working with a lawyer who "corrects" your positioning of a period outside quotes.

E.g., this is correct: Spaceporn laughably calls himself a "husband".

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126149)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Get Thee to the TRUMPery

Ok ty b/c it always drove me nuts that a period or question mark had to go inside the quotes when it didn't belong there.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126174)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 11:00 AM
Author: hayes carll (hey! risten!)

no they don't

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126191)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 11:01 AM
Author: Get Thee to the TRUMPery

Yes they do

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126204)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 11:02 AM
Author: Buck "The Club" Paulette

They do. I was taught it. Newspapers all do it. I agree it's stupid.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126209)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 11:04 AM
Author: hayes carll (hey! risten!)

actually, no. logical punctuation is the official style of many publications now

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126237)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:56 AM
Author: TRUMPdog Versus Powerman (Dr. Thunder)

i don't think this is correct. you may be thinking of question marks.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126130)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:57 AM
Author: bowlcut autist

Goes outside the quote if quote is around a "Defined Term".

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126141)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:58 AM
Author: .,.,,..,.,,.,.,:,,:,..,,:::,...,:,.,.:...:.,:.::,.


I thought this was never "correct." I just meant it as a "joke." but from these responses I might be wrong

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126154)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 11:01 AM
Author: Guy Debord

I thought this was never "correct". I just meant it as a "joke".

^ titcp

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126199)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:54 AM
Author: harem of cats



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126106)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:54 AM
Author: Terence McKenna



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126111)



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Date: April 21st, 2017 10:55 AM
Author: Miki Dora

More aesthetically pleasing than the alternative

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3591096&forum_id=2#33126116)