Said versus Says

"Said" should be used, as our expert "said" their quote in the past. It's about past versus present tense. We're essentially reporting on something that has already happened.

Examples:

  • "Robotic surgery will take us to the next level," said Dr. Justin Paquette.

  • "Urology isn't a field for the faint of heart, "said Paquette.


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