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Several answers to this question say that when using U.K. grammar, you cannot replace a period with a comma and keep it inside the quotes. While some U.K. publishers use this rule, it's not universal. Some U.K. newspapers allow this. Consider the following quote from the Guardian: I was hoping that we were providing housing for housing,” he said. “We ...


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According to the Chicago Manual of Style (my go-to style guide), 13.48 ELLIPSES DEFINED An ellipsis is the omission of a word, phrase, line, paragraph, or more from a quoted passage. Such omissions are made of material that is considered irrelevant to the discussion at hand (or, occasionally, to adjust for the grammar of the surrounding text). ...


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This grammar question, as in the case of many others, is most efficiently answered by adhering to a single style guide. As Dale Emery suggested, the Chicago Manual of Style is pretty awesome for finding answers. (I, too, am biased. Keep in mind that these are American rules of grammar and punctuation, though.) TL;DR: The book by author states, "The cake ...


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No, you don't need one. I agree with you that it looks better without one. Consider UPS whose slogan is "synchronizing the world of commerce". They don't use a period: The following image has quite a few corporate taglines: Most don't have periods. The ones that do do so to be more assertive, which is not something your particular tagline has to ...



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