Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    caronmi's Avatar
    caronmi is offline Junior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • China
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    68
    Post Thanks / Like

    Question Punctuation in quoting idioms

    My question is:

    There is an old saying goes, "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."
    OR
    There is an old saying goes, "all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy".

    Which punctuation is correct? Thanks.
    Last edited by caronmi; 12-Jul-2011 at 02:38.

  2. #2
    5jj's Avatar
    5jj is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    28,168
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Punctuation in quoting idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by caronmi View Post
    Is my question that hard?
    We are volunteers, who answer questions in our free time. If your question is overlooked, simply bump it - but without the sarcasm, please.

    There is an old saying , which goes, "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."

Similar Threads

  1. Quoting
    By Allen165 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-Mar-2011, 11:01
  2. [Grammar] Quoting a date...
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-Feb-2010, 17:10
  3. quoting someone
    By thomasRavenelli in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 28-Mar-2009, 14:11
  4. Quoting.
    By hannawanna98 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-Jan-2008, 17:56
  5. Quoting
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-Feb-2004, 17:21

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •