Periods within quotation marks


She said, "I think it's a nice day."


 Does one ever add a second period after the quotation mark?

asked Jun 16 '12 at 22:48 Abigail Howard New member

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For a more detailed discussion of the placement of punctuation with quotation marks, look under FEATURED: WRITING TIPS AND TRICKS at the top of the page.

link comment answered Jun 17 '12 at 03:53 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

No.  You don't need another period after the quotation marks.

link comment answered Jun 16 '12 at 23:09 Jody M. Expert

No, but in the UK, you would put the quotation mark before the period.

link comment answered Jun 19 '12 at 00:25 Courtney Contributor

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