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Nine Style Tips for Christmas

December 12, 2013 By Samantha Enslen Resources

On Christmas Eve, some watch for Santa. Others listen for reindeer.

But copy editors? They just keep looking for typos.

In appreciation of this thankless task, ACES has put together an editorial style sheet full of jolly jargon and tinselly terms. So break out the wassail (hot mulled cider) and bûche de noël (an “edible yule log”) and start celebrating.

Who knows? If you use proper spelling, Santa might leave a red pencil in your stocking.

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