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I am reading an article here:

https://waitbutwhy.com/2014/12/what-makes-you-you.html

When you say the word “me,” you probably feel pretty clear about what that means. It’s one of the things you’re clearest on in the whole world

I noticed a very detailed point: the , in the sentence is inside the ". Is that a typo of the original post or it's a legal usage?

marked as duplicate by Robusto, Nathan Tuggy, Community Nov 29 '17 at 13:06

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  • This is a matter of style. In the US, most writers prefer to put a comma or a period inside the quotation marks. But in the UK, it goes outside. – user178049 Nov 29 '17 at 4:34
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    @Robusto That question was about an entire clause in quotes, while this question only has quotes around an individual word. So I would put the comma outside, as it is attached to the entire clause, not the quoted word. – user3169 Nov 29 '17 at 5:33
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Well, it's all about the styles of American and British English.

In NAmE:

When you say the word 'me,' you probably....

In BrE:

When you say the word 'me', you probably...

Not just this, here I give you a very good reference that talks about more than what you are looking for. Here it is.

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