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The Guardian style guide editors on language usage and abusage, and lots more
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Guardian style guide 16h
A couple of milks stout to go with your whoppers junior and hashes brown?
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Guardian style guide 16h
"Fun fact"? "Milks stout" is not fun, and not a fact. Fact: one stout, two stouts, one milk stout, two milk stouts.
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Guardian style guide 22h
We apply it to all of them. Ask any charity: it's now normal practice.
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Grauniad Style Guide May 25
We give up. If you need us, we'll be in the pub.
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Guardian style guide May 25
People with dementia, or living with dementia, rather than "victims of" or "sufferers from" dementia.
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The DM Reporter May 25
PC: Fury as BBC change character name to avoid her being featured in 'Britain's rudest character names' article...
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Guardian style guide May 25
Thank you for pointing this out. We will point out this serious mistake to those responsible.
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Guardian style guide May 25
The phrase "those suffering from cancer, dementia and mental health problems" is wholly contrary to our guidelines.
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Guardian style guide May 24
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Guardian style guide May 22
We would also make exceptions for the B-52's and Booker T & the MG's, on grounds of coolness.
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Guardian style guide May 22
There's no evidence for the suggestion that it's an abbreviation of pints and quarts.
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Guardian style guide May 22
Rule no 1: never add an apostrophe just because it's a plural. So: pros & cons, Ps & Qs, Is & Ts, CDs, 1960s, etc.
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Guardian style guide May 22
Our style is Clare's law, Sod's law, Parkinson's law, etc.
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The DM Reporter May 21
UMLAUT: Reader YHBW has found a way around automatic moderation...
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Liz Heron May 20
Notice anything about this editors meeting? 💃💃💪🏼💪🏼
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Guardian style guide May 21
We'd say stag dos and don'ts.
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Guardian style guide May 21
What do they call Corrie then?
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James Gingell May 19
Wrote this for on why I find the never ending Shakespeare pageantry a touch nauseating.
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Guardian style guide May 19
Don't like Shakespeare? Go on, admit it. Terrific read from on the Mind your language blog
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Guardian style guide May 19
No, we wouldn't say that, because half is a fraction, so it's less than half, less than a quarter, etc.
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