AP vs. Chicago compares Associated Press style and Chicago style for editors, writers, teachers, students, word nerds, and anyone else who gives a dollar sign, ampersand, exclamation point, and pound sign about style.
Ah, the serial comma: to do or not to do. In this example, which is correct?
I like to pet kittens, puppies and bunnies.
I like to pet kittens, puppies, and bunnies.
As Fraulein Maria once said, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start.” Hence, let’s start with each style guide’s official dictionaries.read more
I started AP vs. Chicago to keep track of style and usage according to the popular style guides The Associated Press Stylebook and The Chicago Manual of Style. A copy editor with 20-plus years of experience, I make it my job to keep up with changing styles and the evolution of language . . .read more