Okay, I give up. I can't find an exact replica of this kind of usage of single quote marks. I'm not sure whether to put the comma between the single and double quote, or before it. If I put it before, it seems to make the whole thing look weird. But it looks weird now. Frank finally broke his silence at the dinner table. “Took a little gander on Stinger this mornin’,” he remarked, speaking with his mouth full. Joe held his breath, not sure what to expect next. “I ain’t never felt an easier mouth on a new-broke horse. I hate to admit it, young feller, but you shore know your stuff. Fact is, I’d take my hat off to you right now. If I was a-wearin’ it. Which I ain’t.” Any thoughts on this?