Punctuation within quotation marks or outside?
From an article in our newsletter:
Come to our "Card Party!" Familes and friends are invited to join us from some....
One proof reader feels that the exclamation point should be after the end quotation mark; this writer believes it should be as it is written. Is either right or wrong?
Is the exclamation mark included in the title of the event, or is the invitation adding the exlamation to a 'non-exclaimed' title? This may change the placement if the event title is "Card Party," and the style used is an 'American' placement of exclamation marks within the closing quotation mark only if it is the original author's work, which would not be the usage as supposed here in my example. Thus:
Come to our "Card Party"! Families and ...
|link comment||answered May 31 '13 at 17:22 Loren Demaree New member|
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