Exclamation Points with Quotation Marks
How do you punctuate if something in quotes ends in a necessary exclamation point or question mark but the sentence continues?
The Chicago Manual of Style offers this example:
Tichnick’s angry reply, “I do not know the man!” took us all by surprise.
Note the comma after reply but no comma after the exclamation point.
Posted on Thursday, June 19, 2008, at 3:59 pm