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Usage[edit]

This template exists to create a small amount of padding (slightly narrower than a standard space) between two single quotation marks. E.g.:

"Says Giles, ''Tis mortal hard to go;
But if so be's I must,
I means to follow arter he
As goes hisself the fust.'"—Ballad.

The .2em width is enough for the reader to distinguish the opening single quote from the following apostrophe, but narrow enough that they're not distracted. Without the use of the template, two single quotes following each other would generate italics in the text.