The Punctuation

Other Matters


This section briefly explains the role of style in matters of punctuation, and it compares the two major style guides in the United States: The Chicago Manual of Style and The Associated Press Stylebook.

Titles of works

This section discusses which titles of works should be set in regular type, which should be set in italics, and which should be placed in quotation marks.

Word processors

The section examines some of the technical issues affecting punctuation when using computers in general and word processors in particular.

British versus American style

This section looks at the major differences between British and American punctuation.