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Posted By: melodeonboy
30-Jun-09 - 05:58 PM
Thread Name: Knockholt - This Is Summer! - June 2009
Subject: RE: Knockholt - This Is Summer! - June 2009
In the example above (i.e. 'coincidental'), the full stop is, correctly, after the quotation mark. The quoted word is within the sentence.

Were a whole sentence quoted, the opposite would apply and the sentence, including the full stop, would be within the quotation marks.

(I'm not sure about aspiring; I thought I'd already made it as a pedant!)