This month’s workout, “General Rules of Alphabetizing,” is taken from CMOS 17, sections 16.62–70. Advanced editors might tackle the questions cold; learners can study sections 16.62–70 of the Manual before answering the questions.
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Chicago Style Workout 30: General Rules of Alphabetizing (CMOS 16.62–70)
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