So the big orange bible, otherwise known as the Chicago Manual of Style, has its own Web site, complete with questions answers from the editors. Which raises the question: how big a blue-pencil-wielding geek am I? Sizable enough, it turns out, to have read through the entire archive of questions and answers during the last week like a junkie. Yes, it’s exactly that bad. But the CMS editors made it easy on me; they address everything thrown at them with clarity, good grace, and considerable wit, making for some surprisingly diverting reading–if, you know, you’re a giant blue-pencil-wielding GEEK. Say it with me: One of us! Gobble Gobble!
Send them your burning style question, or just browse the archives for some excellent advice:
Although the sign was incorrect, I’m not sure you should annoy the person who provides the enchiladas.
Words to live by.