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Q. How do you handle the spacing with a name that is only initials? Do you put a space between the initials or not? For example: “My friend B.J. is an awesome skater.” Or “My friend B. J. is an awesome skater.”
A. Chicago style for initials that are used as a name is to take out the periods and close up the letters: BJ. Please see CMOS 8.4.