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What Not to Write:

What Not to Write APA Mechanics of Style Edition Harriet & Amber EDU 7000 Fall 2012

5 Most Horrific Style Errors:

5 Most Horrific Style Errors 4.01 Punctuation: Spacing after punctuation marks 4.15 Capitalization: Major words in titles and headings 4.21 Italics: Use of Italics 4.24 Abbreviation: Abbreviations accepted as words 4.12 Spelling: Preferred Spelling

Punctuation: Spacing after punctuation marks:

Punctuation: Spacing after punctuation marks

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“I thought we had agreed ,” S.London might say ,“ That we would use only APA approved mechanics of style!”

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“I thought we had agreed,” S. London might say, “That we would use only APA approved mechanics of style!”

Capitalization: Major words in titles and headings:

Capitalization: Major words in titles and headings

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In Confidence never goes out of Fashion , fashionista Clinton Kelly discusses the importance of having a great sense of style.

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In Confidence Never Goes out of Fashion , fashionista Clinton Kelly discusses the importance of having a great sense of style.

Italics: Use of Italics:

Italics: Use of Italics

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Stacy has an elegant fashion sense; while she might not advocate Harper’s bazaar as a publication that meets the fashion needs of today’s women, What not to wear is a venue that meets the needs of all women in today’s society.

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Stacy has an elegant fashion sense; while she might not advocate Harper’s Bazaar as a publication that meets the fashion needs of today’s women, What Not to Wear is a venue that meets the needs of all women in today’s society.

Abbreviation: Abbreviations accepted as words:

Abbreviation: Abbreviations accepted as words

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Clinton might maintain that one’s fashion intelligence quotient is directly proportional to one’s willingness to take FA from professionals!

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Clinton might maintain that one’s fashion IQ is directly proportional to one’s willingness to take fashion advice from professionals!

Spelling: Preferred Spelling:

Spelling: Preferred Spelling

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Although Stacy and Clinton sometimes take license with fashion rules they practise what they preach!

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Although Stacy and Clinton sometimes take license with fashion rules they practice what they preach!

1. Space only once after most punctuation marks. 2. Only Capitalize Major words in titles and headings. 3. Use italics for items such as publications and TV shows. 4. Only use abbreviations if they have been accepted as words. 5. Follow standard American English when spelling.:

1. Space only once after most punctuation marks. 2. Only Capitalize Major words in titles and headings. 3. Use italics for items such as publications and TV shows. 4. Only use abbreviations if they have been accepted as words. 5. Follow standard American English when spelling.

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