Should Nicknames Be In Quotes?

While no rules govern whether a nickname is put in quotation marks, the tendency is for quotation marks to be used more often when the nickname is inserted within or precedes another name, and less when used alone.

In the notes, however, use the quotation marks for every citation.3 May 2018

Should names be in quotations?

The general rule is that titles of works that are made up of smaller/shorter divisions are italicized, and the smaller divisions are put in quotation marks. A TV show title is italicized, but episode titles are in quotation marks. An album or CD title is put in italics, but the song titles are in quotation marks.12 May 2014

How do you indicate a nickname in writing?

Where does a nickname go when writing a person’s full name? The person’s nickname goes just before the person’s surname, as in John R. Middleton James Joseph “Mickey” Smith.8 May 2019

Should titles of events be italicized?

A general rule to go by is that short titles and sections of works, such as a chapter title in a book or an episode of a TV show, use quotation marks, while larger titles or works, such as the name of a book or an album, are italicized.

What does it mean when you put a word in quotation marks?

Quotation marks around single words can occasionally be used for emphasis, but only when quoting a word or term someone else used. Usually, this implies that the author doesn’t agree with the use of the term. He said he was “working”; it looked to me like he was procrastinating.