Thursday, June 21, 2007

CMOS, colons, and Tor

Did you know that Tor Publishing does not follow the Chicago Manual of Style's rule for capitalization after a colon? (CMOS 6.64)

Yes, I kid you not! I was floored! They actually capitalize the first word after a colon! I am shocked! Completely shocked!
*shakes head and walks away muttering about what this world is coming to*

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3 Comments:

At 24 June, 2007, Blogger Shannon said...

LOL!! where in the world did you see this?

 
At 25 June, 2007, Blogger L. S. King said...

The Ghost Brigades by John Scalzi is the book I just finished.

 
At 16 July, 2007, Blogger Mirtika said...

Ewww. Scofflaws! :)

Mir<--does not capitalize after colon unless it is an odd-numbered Wednesday

 

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