Periods and commas go inside quotation marks, even if they aren’t part of the material being quoted. All other punctuation marks go outside the quotation marks, unless they are part of the material being quoted. Check out the top ten punctuation tips!
When we have a free minute (I know, it’s very rare!) we try to spend some time having fun and being creative together. Yesterday afternoon we played “Jeff’s Really Cool Logo Game.” There were lots of prizes and laughs. Margie was the Grand Prize winner. Kudos to Jeff for putting together a great event!
We have all learned a little something about words, writing, grammar and punctuation from our own Susan Sempeles, a.k.a. The Cheery Grammarian. Now you can learn, too. Follow our resident Queen of Grammar on Twitter @ssempeles. Here’s a taste of what you’ll learn: “Everyday, an adjective meaning ordinary, can’t fill the shoes of every day, the adverb. It’s an everyday mistake. I see it every day.”