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At 05:51 PM 6/28/99 -0400, Bill Sullivan wrote:
>>Question: Does anybody know what the GPO Manual is?
>It's "A Manual of Style : A Guide to the Basics of Good Writing," by the =
>U.S.Government Printing Office.
>I see it on remainder tables at bookstores every so often. Amazon.com says =
>it is out of print. This may or may not be the truth. They also say they =
>will look for a secondhand copy for you.
>Of course, you could check the secondhand shops in your city, or you could =
>try the public library.
The GPO used to have about a dozen bookstores across the country. Also, they
do have a website, which would at least have contact info. Try http://www.gpo.gov.
I worked for the government for a couple of years in the mid80s and the GPO Manual
of Style was a fixture in most offices.