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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/5/11 By: Andrea Perez, Denise Rodriguez, and Maria Guevara AP Style Presentation #2
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6/5/11 Quotation Marks Nicknames: Use quotation marks when referring to an individual’s nickname within their real name Example: Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Dwayne Wade is known as “Flash.” Commonly used sport figure nicknames may be used without quotations only in sport stories or columns Example: Shaq (Shaquille O’Neal) Irony:
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6/5/11 Quotation Marks (cont.) Unfamiliar Terms When introducing a word for the first time to the reader, put the word in quotations. Do not overuse the references. Example: Gold plated items are known as “gilded.” Avoid Unnecessary Fragments When referring to a few of a writer or speaker’s common words, do not use quotations
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6/5/11 Quotation Marks (cont.) Partial Quotes Do not use quotations when you are not sure a speaker or writer said all the words. Wrong: He said he “liked the abstract
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course MMC 3602 taught by Professor Suris during the Spring '10 term at FIU.

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