AP Stylebook Review N-Z

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N-Z Stylebook Review
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Remember the good times… Baked Goods Bagged Candy Lukewarm Soda Someone brought Coffee?
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N is for… NO, that’s cliché.
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NAMES* Use last name in second reference. Use first and last name for people who have the same surname. Use first name on second reference if individual is 15 or younger. *I am Marduk, Slayer of Tiamat.
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NAACP, cite full name in body of text. National anthem – lower case National Institute of Health, see stylebook. Nationalist, capitalize only when refering to an alignment to a political party. National Rifle Association, NRA in second reference NATO, acceptable in all references. Don’t over-do it. Naval/Navel – naval = navy and navel = belly pit on stomach apparatus. A navel orange is a seedless orange. Michael Jackson should have not been a singer. Michael Jackson should have been a priest; then he would have just been transferred.
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Neutron weapon – what? New Orleans – Fat Tuesday is dead. Nicknames, I.E. Jimmy Carter and Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson Nightclub Nighttime Nitpicking Nitty-gritty Nobility, see stylebook noisome, noisy – noisome means offensive, noisy means clamorous Nolo contendere, “I do not wish to contend.”, I.E. no contest plea.
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Noncontroversial – ‘tis impossible. “Controversial issue” is redundant. Eediot. Meltdown, worst possible nuclear accident (other than nuclear warfare, which IS an accident) Rad, standard unit of measurement for absorbed radiation. Used on zombies*. Numerals, figure, letter or word used to express a number. Nylon is NOT a trademark. *Zombies are real.
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Oasis, oases Obscenities, profanities, vulgarities – do not use them unless in direct quotation. Ocean – lowercase when alone or in plural issues. I.E. Atlantic AND Pacific oceans . Oil and oil products are usually measured by the ton. OK, OK’d, OK’ing, OKs. Do not use okay. If you use okay, Dr. Cassy Key will -10 points then add five for a paragraph she mysteriously enjoyed. Oklahoma, abbrev.: Okla.
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