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Quotation Marks vs. Prime Marks

Stylesheet Anglistik

Just found this in the official style sheet for contributions to the English Studies p-journal Anglistik. It’s fascinating.

Instead of …

Please use "quotation marks" instead of (typographic) “inverted commas” for all quotations…

… it should, of course, read …

Please use "double prime marks" (as you do to indicate inches or seconds) instead of “quotation marks” for all quotations…

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