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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...
azn navi
  04/21/17
In the US they teach kids that it is ALWAYS correct to have ...
acr
  04/21/17
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DESERVE_NOTHING
  04/21/17
I know. It is infuriating -- particularly when you are worki...
TubbyRaymond
  04/21/17
Ok ty b/c it always drove me nuts that a period or question ...
Tender-hearted woman admiring your beautiful snake
  04/21/17
no they don't
azn navi
  04/21/17
Yes they do
Tender-hearted woman admiring your beautiful snake
  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...
azn navi
  04/21/17
i don't think this is correct. you may be thinking of questi...
COULTERdog 46
  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...
TubbyRaymond
  04/21/17
...
Thomas Smith, your landscaper
  04/21/17
...
acr
  04/21/17
More aesthetically pleasing than the alternative
old John L.
  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: azn navi (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

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: DESERVE_NOTHING



(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: TubbyRaymond

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: Tender-hearted woman admiring your beautiful snake

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: azn navi (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: Tender-hearted woman admiring your beautiful snake

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: azn navi (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: COULTERdog 46 (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: TubbyRaymond

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: Thomas Smith, your landscaper



(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



(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: old John L.

More aesthetically pleasing than the alternative

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