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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.

Initials: Tips for Remembering Style

You’d think that a post covering initials would be about seven words long, but, as always, Chicago has a lot to say.

Chicago: Periods, space! Except when . . . crap.

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The Serial Comma: Lovers and Haters

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.

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