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Spelling in Context Choosing Variants - CMOS Shop Talk
Spelling in Context: Choosing Variants - CMOS Shop Talk CMOS Shop Talk From the Chicago Manual of...Manual of Style Contact Join Spelling in Context: Choosing Variants Chicago Manual / February 8, 2022...Variant spellings take a toll on editors everywhere. The minutes tick away whenever we leave our...

Chicago Style Workout 58 Spell-Check Won’t Save You - CMOS Shop Talk
Chicago Style Workout 58: Spell-Check Won’t Save You - CMOS Shop Talk CMOS Shop Talk From the...The Chicago Manual of Style Contact Join Chicago Style Workout 58: Spell-Check Won’t Save You Chicago...workout focuses on some commonly confused homophones and uncommon variant spellings that can slip by...

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, would it be in numbers or spelled out? “Room 305, down the hall.” Or “Room three oh five, down the... spell out temperatures or use numerals. CMOS 9.13 offers this example of the general rule for physical...principles at work in these two questions. First, though numbers are often spelled out in dialogue (to...

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FAQ Item Usage and Grammar Q. My question concerns the use of British vs. American spellings in..., we are changing British to American spellings per our in-house style guide. But there are quite a...were submitted with British spellings. Should these quotes be changed to American spellings to...

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FAQ Item Numbers Q. Regarding spelling out round numbers over one hundred—how should we handle...like one thousand. And if it should be spelled out, which is preferred, “one thousand five hundred” or...followed by hundred, thousand, or hundred thousand are usually spelled out.” The spelled-out form...

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number, would it be in numbers or spelled out? “Room 305, down the hall.” Or “Room three oh five... spell out temperatures or use numerals. CMOS 9.13 offers this example of the general rule for...least two principles at work in these two questions. First, though numbers are often spelled out in...

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texts. Can I silently change British spellings (such as “colour”) into American spellings in quotations...rule of copyediting: First, do no harm. If you decide to change the spellings, you could note...somewhere that quotations have been edited for spelling and punctuation. For a list of permissible changes to quotations, please see CMOS 13.7....

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. We have to follow UK spelling. Per the dictionary, sulfur is the US spelling and sulphur is the UK... spelling. But in one chapter the author has used sulfur and in another chapter sulphur. Since we are...following UK spelling, can we change sulfur to sulphur? Or, per CMOS, since the IUPAC recommended...

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FAQ Item Abbreviations Q. CMOS recommends spelling out terms on first mention in each chapter. I’m...considering spelling out my commission’s name on first mention in each section and subsection. Do...you think that’s overkill? I’m thinking about spelling it out in sections that stand out, such as text...

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from the Department of Theatre (the university’s determined spelling), which should I go with? A.... Proper names must not be edited for style or spelling. Just as an editor would not change the... spelling of your name, a street name, or the name of a retail product for consistency, the name of a...

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