- The Chicago Manual of Style has 11,000+ fans on FB.
- The preferred spelling of the term "U.S." has been updated to: "US."
- The proper citation for Wikipedia is now included.
- The rule for sequential punctuation marks has been rethought - "Chicago says it is now OK in certain situations to use a comma directly after a question mark or exclamation point."
- People seem to do more than just respect this book - they love it. They adore it. They want to make little half-text, half-human babies with it.
Sunday, September 12, 2010
So, Google News has informed me that the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and is generating a lot of buzz. Well, buzz for a bunch of grammar nerds anyway. So, here are some of the facts I found interesting while reading this 3 PAGE homage: