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SARS-Stock and Chicago 15

Today is SARS-Stock. While it’s doubtful this will actually relieve Toronto’s bruised tourism and service sectors, it has been an “emotional rescue” for pun-loving journalists.

The fourteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has been my style bible since I first opened its orange cover. The fifteenth edition will appear on August 15, with guidelines on electronic and printed publishing. For those who love words — or are Chicago junkies — The Chronicle of Higher Education has published a brief history of the big, orange book.