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Should one prefer «…», “…” or ‘…’?

Should one prefer «…», “…” or ‘…’? I.e., suppose one has to write reported speech, which one one should choice or prefer, 1., 2. or 3.? Qualcuno disse «Eppur si muove!» ...
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What's the correct way of writing a non-terminated list?

When writing lists, it's sometimes the case in which the list is left non-terminated, using expressions like et cetera, eccetera or an ellipsis (...). Consider the following examples Comma + ellipsis ...
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Uso dei trattini e delle lineette in Italiano

Nella lingua inglese scritta, specialmente in alcune guide di stile nate dopo l'avvento della videoscrittura, si pone l'enfasi su entità diverse dettagliate in questa domanda. Il sito della Crusca ...
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