Some editors spend most of their time following a single style. But many of us, especially if we freelance, are required to know more than one.
This month’s Chicago style workout focuses on the fourth and last section of our hyphenation table, “Words Formed with Prefixes.”
To celebrate the end of another decade, we’ve put together eleven questions designed to test your knowledge of some random editorial facts.
Chicago style doesn’t require commas when “Jr.” or “Sr.” follows a name. Until just a few decades ago, however, commas were the norm.
Welcome to our second “Chicago Style” crossword puzzle. The theme this time is specialty publishing.
This month’s Chicago style workout, “Grammar, Part 4,” focuses on paragraphs 5.39–51 of CMOS 17, which cover personal pronouns, including their possessive and reflexive forms.
For this month’s workout, we invite you to play (and solve) our very first “Chicago Style” crossword puzzle.
This year isn’t over just yet, but when it does finally come to an end, the current decade will end with it. In other words, we will soon be leaving the 2010s and entering the 2020s.
This month’s workout, “Word Usage, Part 9,” finishes our run through the “Glossary of Problematic Words and Phrases” in section 5.250 of CMOS 17. For our usage finale, we’re focusing on words beginning with the letters t as in “that” through w as in “whomever.”
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