4 Answered Questions for the topic style manuals
Do you separate an imperative after a conjunction by a comma?
I want you to go and ask him the price, but don't tell him I sent you. Is this a main clause followed by a coordinating clause (imperative)? "Pour the vodka into the glass, and add orange juice."... more
Punctuating a Question Ending with an Exclamatory Quotation in American Style?
In the following sentence, is rivers capitalized or not? The Delaware and Potomac rivers are beautiful.
What is the stylistic form to use for including foreign text in an English article?
Academic texts often include translations of terms, and these are included in parentheses. Is there a standard to use when including foreign language text (e.g. Arabic, Russian, Chinese, etc.)?... more