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  •  I know what a direct quote is. I'm wondering (0+ / 0-)

    what an indirect quote would be, since you indicated quotation marks don't always denote a direct quote.

    "If you trust you are not critical; if you are critical you do not trust" by our own Dauphin

    by gustynpip on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 02:26:56 PM PDT

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    •  We can paraphrase w/ quotes, (0+ / 0-)

      or, as the WaPo writer does, we can imagine quotes.  These are different uses that aren't all direct quotes.  Rather, they're not meant to be taken literally.

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