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    Magpie

    Why Magpie? Because I like observing these sleek birds with a tapering tail. And like Magpies, I live with the burden of being a 'chatter', even though I believe that I am rather shy, reserved and unobtrusive :).

    Thursday, April 19, 2007

    Editorial: Two Style Guide Resources

    Here are two valuable resources for editors.

    For a free download (PDF or Word) of Guardian Style Guide 2003, click here.
    The Economist Style Guide is available online for instant check whenever you have a usage doubt. In case you want a more expanded version of the Guide, you can buy the hardback version of Style Guide, which also featuures a special section on American and British English, a 64-page fact checker and glossary.

    For those interested in seeing how 'Style' has evolved over the years, there is the 1928 Style Guide from Manchester Guardian put together by CP Scott and used by The Guardian till 1960.

    Know more Style Guide resources?

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