Questions tagged [quotes]
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How to duplicate formatting of dictionary extract, with italics?
When I quote from an online dictionary I like to duplicate the formatting as much as possible. When using standard > block quoting I can't find a way to have a new line without inserting a blank ...
Is changing quotation marks from German style to English style a constructive edit?
Would exchanging quotation marks in the German tradition for conventional English quotation marks be considered a constructive edit on English Language & Usage? This is what I mean by German style ...
Is posting an embedded image as part of the answer (e.g. for a word definition) against the site rules?
I'm not asking about the pros and cons of this (that's a different question) but rather simply whether or not this is permitted. If it is explicitly permitted or disallowed, please provide a ...
How to ask a question seeking a quotation?
I need a quote from or about the Christmas Truce of 1914. I asked on History SE and have so far not gotten any reasonable bites. Is it possible to reframe this to post on ELU? (I would of course ...
Make blockquotes inside blockquotes better distinguishable
Given the nature of this site, it happens that one wants to quote something that contains a blockquote itself, e.g., as an example sentence. For example: A run-on sentence is something like this: I ...