Thanks Kimberly! So as far as proper comma punctuation goes I take it that this rewording would be correct??? Yes the reworded sentence sounds stupid, but It's just an example to make sure.

The next day I thought sure mom would say 'What goes around comes around,' because she always says that, but instead she replied saying, "When you play with fire, you'll get burned."  

asked Jun 26 '13 at 22:02 bill glover New member

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Let's fix a bit more of the rest of the sentence, while we're at it. (Your punctuation of the quote is correct though!)


The next day I thought for sure Mom would say, "What goes around comes around," because she always says that. Instead she replied, "When you play with fire, you get burned."  

link comment answered Jun 27 '13 at 13:24 Kimberly Expert

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