Wednesday, November 14, 2012

What a concept!

The Chicago Manual of Style October Q&A contains this radical notion:
In many cases it will be a judgment call. The decision, like so many others in writing and editing, should not be made according to some idea of what is “correct.” Rather, it must be made according to what is logical and helpful.
The question, by the way, was whether there was a rule for citing city names: with or without the state.


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