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at January 11, 2011 21:18 by blueocto

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<!-- THE HTML -->

<p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Vivamus dignissim, purus a blandit cursus, nulla erat cursus mauris, a dignissim est ante et arcu. Vivamus sollicitudin porttitor justo. Nunc at leo quis arcu ultrices placerat. Quisque eget justo at nisi tempus vehicula. Nullam a odio eu orci sodales varius. </p>

/* THE CSS */

blockquote {
display: block;
padding: 0 60px;
width: 350px;

blockquote:before, blockquote:after {
color: #69c;
display: block;
font-size: 700%;
width: 50px;

blockquote:before {
content: open-quote;
height: 0;
margin-left: -0.55em;

blockquote:after {
content: close-quote;
height: 50px;
margin-top: -70px;
margin-left: 360px;

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<p>Simon Collison recently explained how to create Swooshy Curly Quotes Without Images using CSS. It’s a nice technique that works cross-browser, but you have to add < span > tags to your markup for it to work. Here is an alternate technique that requires no changes to your markup that will work in modern CSS2 compatible browsers like Firefox.</p>

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CSS Curly Quotes

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