Do Quotes Deserve Clean-up?

comma-roach-ready original by Dr Shill used with permissionIn my Canadian, Eh? post this week on Copyediting.com, I argue that we editors should clean up quotes at least as much as we are cleaning up the words of the writer doing the quoting. I consider it a matter of equal respect, and I call on two veterans to support this position.

 

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The comma roach was created by Dr. Shill and is used here with his permission.

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