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When the big rift does descend, it's a proxy war but devastating nonetheless: prescriptive grammar versus descriptive, Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage versus The Chicago Manual of Style. Daphne's somewhat hectoring grammar column, "The People's Pedant," has found a modest but passionate audience, and it puts her on the obverse side of a coin with sister Laurel, whose poetry celebrates the authenticity of those for whom grammar doesn't really exist.
Professional writers and editors are used to keeping a comprehensive style manual on hand, whether The Chicago Manual of Style or The Associated Press Stylebook or a more specialised reference for legal, medical, or statistical writing.
All submissions should use the normal style of citation, in conformance with the guidelines given in The Chicago Manual of Style. All notes should be consecutively numbered and should appear as endnotes at the conclusion of the manuscript text.
Use the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Edition or the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th Edition, APA).
Book reviews are generally 500-1000 words in length and should follow the Chicago Manual of Style. Full author guidelines are available from the Book Review Editor.
Books and magazines often follow The Chicago Manual of Style, while academic publishers often look to the MLA Style Manual, a guide from the Modern Language Association of America.
I read the Editor's Note about the magazine's decision to use the AP Stylebook over the Chicago Manual of Style and got a good laugh.
Appendix A explains how to cite data, which is a different process from the Chicago Manual of Style, American Psychological Association, and Modern Language Association.
The citation style used by the AANYLH generally follows the conventions recommended by The Chicago Manual of Style. The text should be double-spaced.
Spelling and style: Note that we conform to Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and The Chicago Manual of Style in matters of spelling, abbreviation, punctuation, etc.
It also has a long section--based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition--that describes how to format notes and bibliographies.
Form: Citation format and general style should conform with the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style (2010).