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GNU Bash Reference Manual
by Chet Ramey and Brian Fox
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3.1.2.2 Single Quotes

Enclosing characters in single quotes (‘'’) preserves the literal value of each character within the quotes. A single quote may not occur between single quotes, even when preceded by a backslash.

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