Writing & Editing Everything you need to know about the quotation mark This form of punctuation is sometimes misunderstood and often overused. Stop abusing it; start using it correctly. By Michael SebastianOct. 23, 2012 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.