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This month’s workout, “Abbreviation of Names and Titles,” centers on CMOS 17, paragraphs 10.11–27. Advanced editors might tackle the questions cold; learners can study paragraphs 10.11–27 of the Manual before answering.
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- These questions are designed to test knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, which prefers Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. Other style guides may follow a different dictionary.
- Although this workout is based on the 17th edition of the Manual, the styles covered in this quiz either are the same as in the 16th edition or were not previously addressed.
Chicago Style Workout 20: Plurals (CMOS 10.11–27)
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