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August 23, 2012  12:07 PM

The irony of using quotation marks for emphasis



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, common grammar errors, quotation marks, quotation marks and punctuation, when to set off words with quotation marks

Which would you use to advertise a sale? a. "Excellent" deals on new and used iPhones! b. Excellent deals on new and used iPhones! c. Excellent deals on new and used iPhones!

September 9, 2009  4:51 PM

Does a question mark go inside or outside of quotation marks?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, punctuation, question marks, Quiz, quotation marks, quotation marks and punctuation

Which is correct? The system administrator's question was "Will the cost savings of a multi-user environment make up for the difficulty of deploying ____ a. it?" b. it"? Answer:...


July 22, 2009  12:07 PM

Use / mention distinction AKA words as words



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, Quiz, quotation marks, use - mention, when to set off words with quotation marks, words as words

typing Which is correct? a. JeOS stands for just enough operating system. b. "JeOS" stands for "just enough operating...


June 24, 2009  5:47 PM

When to use quotation marks



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, quotation marks

typing Which is correct? The focus group for the new product thought the marketing approach was ___________. a....


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