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    Question Punctuation nightmare

    For those with a flare for punctuation, how would you handle this sentence? Should there be a comma before "which" and if so, does it go after the close quote or before? and Does the "No" need punctuation, such as "No!"? And as you look at my last question, if "No!" has punctuation, then where does the "?" go?
    Rath said, “Do you think that it is normal?” which implicitly elicits the answer “No” from the audience.

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    Re: Punctuation nightmare

    Rath said "Do you think that it is normal?", which implicitly elicits the answer "No" from the audience.

    That is how I would punctuate it. Note that you are looking for someone with a flair for punctuation, not a flare.


    Your punctuation of "... such as "No!"?" was correct.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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