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Internal Punctuation Practice (page 2)

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Updated on Sep 8, 2011

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  1. "Are you going to the class reunion?" asked Jennifer.
  2. "I couldn't wait another minute," Lee announced. "How did your job interview go?"
  3. Randy said his graduation gift from his grandparents would blow you away.
  4. "Yes, I would like that, thank you," said Henry.
  5. Isn't it just like Jane to say something like that, thought Kevin.
  6. "Your projects on photosynthesis are due on Monday," said Mr. Lang.
  7. The police officer asked the suspect, "Where were you on February 12 at 9:00 a.m.?"
  8. "The pictures," sighed the photographer, "came out blurry."
  9. My manager reminded us that the customer is always right.
  10. "The next stop is Chambers Street," said the bus driver.
  11. While at the resort, you may have breakfast (a) in your room, (b) on the deck, or (c) by the pool.
  12. We skated (or should I say swept the floor) at the rink this weekend.
  13. The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) broadcasts on cable channel 67.
  14. The girls were all given brown fuzzy teddy bears (cute!) for their birthdays.
  15. You should indicate the CD(s) you want before they sell out.
  16. At the convenience store, there was a line that consisted of 15 people (which made it not so convenient).
  17. The American Automobile Association (AAA) has serviced millions of members since 1921.
  18. On April 12, 1861, the Civil War began with the battle at Fort Sumter (National Geographic, 2002).
  19. Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948) was a leader of peaceful protest in India during the 1930s.
  20. While fluidly interchangeable, the basic steps of the writing process are (1) draft, (2) write, (3) revise, (4) edit, and (5) publish.
  21. "The Trojan Horse," stated Mrs. Mitchell, "was not a gift, but really a cleverly plotted red herring [decoy] created by the Greeks."
  22. A favorite dance saying is that "[i]f dance were any easier, it would be football."
  23. "If I were you," said Nathan, "I wouldn't put it [the project] off to the last minute."
  24. After my wife and I purchased it [our second house], we were overjoyed.
  25. "As a teacher, he [Mr. Johnson] is obliged to report any misconduct he sees throughout the day," said Mr. Cancro.
  26. "Bonjour, mon ami," my French neighbor said to me.
  27. Newsweek and Time are two popular newsmagazines around the world.
  28. It is so annoying when you whine—please stop!
  29. Hunt for Red October was an engaging novel written by Tom Clancy, as well as a successful film.
  30. How do you know it's what she wants?
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