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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

What Your Style Guides Are Really Saying

American style manuals in a nutshell.


AMA: Think harder.

AP: FASTER FASTER SHORTER FASTER!

APA: Stop having fun. No fun allowed. Keep your opinion to yourself. CONCISION!

Chicago: Oh, you think you're a native English speaker? Ha!

CSE: If1 you2,3 can4-7 read8,9 this,10 you11-13 should14 be15,16 a scientist17.

MLA: You're citing it wrong.




2 comments:

  1. LOLOLOL. IN college, the MLA got pounded so hard, I thought it was the only one.

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  2. Aahahahahaha XD

    That's quite the perfect nutshell. :D

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