Monthly Archives: November 2010

AP Stylebook updates, 11/30

check-in (n. and adj.), check in (v.) checkout (n. and adj.), check out (v.) dwarf The preferred term for people with a medical or genetic condition resulting in short stature, plural is dwarfs midget Considered offensive when used to describe … Continue reading

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AP style update 11/16

all-terrain vehicle ATV is acceptable on second reference. bed-and-breakfast B & B is acceptable on second reference. NGO Non-governmental organization. Usually refers to a nonprofit, humanitarian organization. Use NGO sparingly and only on second reference. nonprofit

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AP update 11/22

cardholder, credit card holder do’s and don’ts firsthand (adj. and adv.) problem-solving stand-alone (adj.)

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