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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...
we never change, do we
  04/21/17
In the US they teach kids that it is ALWAYS correct to have ...
acr the poaster
  04/21/17
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boner_police
  04/21/17
I know. It is infuriating -- particularly when you are worki...
Texas School Book Suppository
  04/21/17
Ok ty b/c it always drove me nuts that a period or question ...
Get Thee To The Hellroom
  04/21/17
no they don't
we never change, do we
  04/21/17
Yes they do
Get Thee To The Hellroom
  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...
we never change, do we
  04/21/17
i don't think this is correct. you may be thinking of questi...
TRUMPdog Billionaire
  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...
Texas School Book Suppository
  04/21/17
...
a 6yo doesn't understand that BDSM is about trust
  04/21/17
...
acr the poaster
  04/21/17
More aesthetically pleasing than the alternative
James "Buster" Douglas
  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: we never change, do we (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: acr the poaster

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: Texas School Book Suppository

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 Hellroom

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: we never change, do we (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 Hellroom

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: we never change, do we (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 Billionaire (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: Texas School Book Suppository

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: a 6yo doesn't understand that BDSM is about trust



(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: acr the poaster



(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: James "Buster" Douglas

More aesthetically pleasing than the alternative

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