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Style guide

A style guide is a work aiming to set out rules for writers. In such works, style can have two meanings:
  • Publication conventions for markup style, such as italicization of book and movie titles, expression of dates and numbers, or formats for footnotes.
  • Literary considerations of prose style, such as best usage, common grammatical errors, rules or suggestions for the most forceful expression of ideas.

Some style guides include:

For the English language:

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