1- This book won the Pulitzer Prize
2- Diaz is an awesome Dominican author
3- You (except for Smarty Jones & The F$%k It List) missed my show.
It's cool, though... when my media empire blows up, I know who will be guaranteed a corner office and who will only be offered freelance work here and there when the mood strikes.
Here's the podcast for you lazy limabeans and ne'er-do-wells: Monday Musings- A Jaded Literary Moment
So back to the point I wanted to make today...
I had to send this email to one of the girls in my office a few weeks ago:
When writing a sentence with a quote, the punctuation marks at the end of the quote belong INSIDE the closing quote marks.
WRONG: “We expect this to be a great development for NYC”, said the mayor.
RIGHT: “We expect this to be a great development for NYC,” said the mayor.
WRONG: The mayor said, “We expect this to be a great development for NYC”.
RIGHT: The mayor said, “We expect this to be a great development for NYC.”
Please be sure you make a note of this and review what you write thoroughly before handing it over to me; I keep finding these kinds of errors in your articles.
R*smooches...wishing for good help if in fact I'm destined to stay at this job*
it really shouldn't be my job to teach English 101 to a grown ass woman with a college degree who claims she wrote for her school paper. am I wrong??