Q. What is the proper way to write Dr. Tom Smith Jr., M.D.?
Q. She’s number one, She’s number 1, She’s No. 1, or She’s no. 1?
Q. Should add-on questions begin with a cap? “May I have a cookie? two cookies?”
Read the answers to these questions and more at the November CMOS Online Q&A.
Q. How do you define formal and informal writing?
Q. Does CMOS hyphenate “the then”?
Q. Is the word “golly” used in the the Chicago style guide?
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When we released the new edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, one of the most frequent questions we received was, “So when is the next Turabian arriving?” We’re pleased to announce that a new edition is finally here.
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Our Chicago warehouse has been working hard to ship tens of thousands of copies of the Manual. Here’s a peek at the books as they prepare to head out to desks around the world.
Yes, the rumors are true: there will be a new CMOS in September! In the seven years since the 16th edition’s debut we’ve seen large shifts in the way we read, write, edit, and do research. The 17th edition will address these changes as well as incorporate many of the suggestions and queries we’ve received over the
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