Pop Question

11 Nov 2011 — Quote in quote

 

How would you fix the punctuation? 

Skeleton, beer, mop

"A skeleton walks into a bar and says, “Gimme a beer, and a mop."

 

Select one or more options and read the feedback.

 

1.

“A skeleton walks into a bar and says, “Give me a beer and a mop."

2.

“A skeleton walks into a bar and says, ‘Gimme a beer, and a mop.’

3.

“A skeleton walks into a bar and says, ‘Gimme a beer, and a mop.’ ”. 

 

comedian (N) – a professional entertainer who tells jokes and funny stories
quote (V) – to repeat (a passage, phrase, etc.) from a book, speech, or the like, as by way of authority, illustration, etc.
quotation (N) – something that is quoted; lines from a book, speech, etc.
in quotes – within quotation or quote marks:  Place this sentence in quotes.
quote unquote (idiom) – so called; so to speak; as it were
air quotes (idom) – a finger movement in the air to show that what you are saying should be in quotation marks and not be taken as personal or real opinion

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