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 Post subject: style for Iran-contra
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 4:14 pm 
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Iran Contra scandal? Iran-contra scandal? Iran-Contra scandal? Iran contra scandal?<p>Thoughts? One editor says it's Iran-contra, since contra wasn't the name of the group.


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 Post subject: Re: style for Iran-contra
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 4:19 pm 
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"Iran-contra" it is.


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 Post subject: Re: style for Iran-contra
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 8:00 pm 
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Stylebook says lc contra is contraindicated


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 Post subject: Re: style for Iran-contra
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 8:36 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by JayByrd:
Stylebook says lc contra is contraindicated<hr></blockquote><p>That would be AP style, which you would follow only if you follow AP style.


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 Post subject: Re: style for Iran-contra
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 9:56 pm 
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I think our local stylebook has contra uppercased. If I am correct, it's a shame . (I'm off tonight)


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 Post subject: Re: style for Iran-contra
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 11:37 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Bumfketeer:
I think our local stylebook has contra uppercased. If I am correct, it's a shame. <hr></blockquote><p>Well, I wouldn't get too worked up over it.


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 Post subject: Re: style for Iran-contra
PostPosted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 10:57 am 
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Have you forgotten, Phil? This is the crap we live for....


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