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Quotation Marks 

Quotation Marks

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Punctuation
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Cheryl Iverson

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date: 28 May 2016

Quotation marks are used to indicate material that is taken directly from another source. | Use quotation marks to enclose a direct quotation of no more than 4 lines from textual material or speeches (for longer material, see also , Quotation Marks, Block Quotations). When the quotation marks enclose conversational dialogue, there is no limit to the length that may be set in run-on format. In all quoted material, follow the wording, spelling, and punctuation of the original exactly. The only time this rule does not apply is when the quoted material, although a complete sentence or part of a

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