Re: punctuation et al. rules

Subject: Re: punctuation et al. rules
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:09:25 -0500

Would you believe, my current company has updated its corporate style guide
so that if the unit is represented by a single-letter abbreviation (as in V
for volt, or Î for ohms, we don't have a space between the number and the
unit no matter whether it's a noun or a phrasal adjective?


<shudder>

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:43 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:

> This is the main reason I keep style guides handy. Some engineer wants
> to waste my time arguing about an arbitrary style issue, I point to
> the rule in the book and we both get back to increasing shareholder
> value.
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Follow-Ups:

References:
punctuation et al. rules: From: Ken Poshedly
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: punctuation et al. rules: From: Annette Reilly
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Tony Chung
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Ken Poshedly
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Lin Sims
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Ken Poshedly
RE: punctuation et al. rules: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Robert Lauriston

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