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December 12, 2012  2:15 AM

Santa Claus’s sleigh or Santa Claus’ sleigh?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
AP style, AP vs. Chicago style, Chicago Manual of Style, possessive case, possessives

  Which is correct? On December 24th, a lot of children can be found gazing out windows for a glimpse of _________ sleigh. a. Santa Claus' b. Santa Claus's

December 6, 2012  8:26 PM

Do you use an ampersand in company names? Bonus: The fascinating history of the ampersand



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
ampersands, Chicago Manual of Style, CIO, company names, grammar history

  Which is correct? __________________ is promoting eBooks as "instant gifts." a. Barnes & Noble b. Barnes and Noble


June 14, 2012  12:51 PM

Do you capitalize “the” in publication names?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
AP style, capitalization, Chicago Manual of Style, publication names and capitalization, the and capitalization

Which is correct? In ________________, David Segal wrote that his previous column had made readers scrutinize their cell phone bills -- and that many found fraudulent charges: They'd been


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