(DQm) Double Quotation Marks
Up until recently this happened to be one of my frequently made mistakes. Using 'single quotes' on anything outside of people talking.
Double quotations marks should be used for:
* direct quotations
* "scare quotes" or "sneer quotes"--meaning the author is not "buying into the meaning." (Grammar Girl)
Ranee` asked, “How come everyone is going to the store?”
We read “Wuthering Heights” for book club.
She said she “loved” him.
Single Quotation Marks are most commonly used for:
*Quotations within a quote
*To save space in headlines
Example: Ranee` said, “I heard John say, ‘I hate going to the store.’ She’s
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