September Q&A

It’s September! Time for a new Q&A:

Q. How to interpret “The box must be A and B or C”
Q. “From . . . to” and “between . . . and” with numbers and years
Q. “Cell phone” versus “cellphone”

Countdown to CMOS 17

CMOS 17 is almost here—and at the University of Chicago Press, that’s a really big deal. Every seven to ten years the team here revs up for an overhaul of The Chicago Manual of Style, and two to three years after that,

New “looks” for the Manual?

When we saw the beautiful graphics recently in the Washington Post that Princeton neuroscientist Adam J. Calhoun created from famous works, we couldn’t help but wonder how The Chicago Manual of Style would hold up under the same scrutiny.