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How should I punctuate around quotes?
Comma placement when using quotes that end with a question mark

Say you're quoting someone with a requirement for a punctuation, how do you follow with your own punctuation?


"Are you crazy?," she asked incredulously.
"Wow!," said the cat.

Both of these example seem awkward. Do I just leave out the comma?

marked as duplicate by RegDwigнt Dec 24 '12 at 13:41

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Leave out the commas altogether. They add nothing. So, like this:

"Are you crazy?" she asked incredulously.

"Wow!" said the cat.

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