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    N. Ferreira Guest

    Default Mrs.

    In a situation where the final word of a sentence needs to be in quotes, (not dialogue), the punctuation comes AFTER the quotes, right? Not within, like in dialogue, correct?

    Ex. The assignment was what you'd call "tricky".

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    Default Re: Mrs.

    In British English, yes. 'The rules for punctuation are a bit different for American English- I'll wait to see what an American says.

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