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In this sentence:
I held it back and managed a squeaky "yes" in response.

How would you correctly punctuate the yes part?

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    I held it back and managed a squeaky, "Yes!" in response.

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    thanks!

  • Language Arts -

    Well actually, why wouldn't there be a comma after the yes? Why is there one after squeaky?

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    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm

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