From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 29 2003 - 10:52:38 EDT
Philippe Verdy scripsit:
> French usage of these quotation marks is interesting: when a quotation
> spans several paragraphs, each paragraph starts with a quotation mark,
> but only the last one is terminated by the mirrored mark.
This is also the rule in English. However, it is usually only employed
in fiction, when someone is making a long speech; in non-fiction works,
actual quotations are usually block-indented instead.
-- [W]hen I wrote it I was more than a little John Cowan febrile with foodpoisoning from an antique carrot firstname.lastname@example.org that I foolishly ate out of an illjudged faith www.ccil.org/~cowan in the benignancy of vegetables. --And Rosta www.reutershealth.com
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