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  1. Dynomike

    Dynomike New Member

    Aug 28, 2009
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    How do I incorporate a thought into writing. Details inside.

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Dynomike, Aug 28, 2009.

    I'm having trouble with this sentence. It just doesn't sound right. My main issue is the quote. It's not a credible quote, just something I thought of. How do i incorporate that into a sentence. Maybe I should put it into italics?

    After a quick glance at Michael Moore’s excerpt Idiot Nation taken from his book Stupid White Men you may think to yourself “great, another anti-Bush liberal”.
  2. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

    May 19, 2007
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    Massachusetts, USA
    You leave out the double quotes and put a comma after yourself:
    If it were a spoken quote, your original sentence should have had the period inside the quotation marks.

    This may help: He said, she said - Mechanics of Dialogue

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