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    Punctuation help needed

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by jazzabel, Mar 26, 2013.

    I have a bit of a punctuation situation at the end of this dialogue sentence:

    Does anyone have an idea how to avoid '''." ? :D
    Or alternatively, would you notice it if you read it?
     
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    I suppose the easiest way is to change: 'Madame Tussaud's'." to: Madame Tussaud's."

    Not sure why the single quotes are needed here, unless there is something in the context that I'm missing.
     
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    there's no need for the ' ' at all... that solves the problem... it's the same as if you wrote:

    "Let's go shopping. There's a big sale on at Macy's."
     
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    Cool, thanks so much maia and jannert :love: :)
     

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