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Colon Goes Outside

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The colon should be placed outside quotation marks. When the quoted matter ends with a colon, the colon is dropped.

The employee has two objections to the practice of "early retirement": He wants to continue working, and the policy manual does not require it. (Colon goes outside.)


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