Chicago Style

The Chicago Manual of Style has many rules and guidelines for how things ought to be written in your text. Some are rooted in grammar while others are stylistic preferences. In the articles that follow, we have tried to summarize many of the demands that the Chicago Style Manual places on writers who, by choice or by requirement, adhere to the Chicago Style.

a.m., p.m.

April Fools’ Day


Capital, Capitol

Complement, Compliment

Directions and Regions

Emigrate, vs. Immigrate


I.e., e.g.

Noon, Midnight


State Abbreviations

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