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Big changes in Associated Press style. The 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' finale was catawampus. Bappy

Big changes in Associated Press style. The 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' finale was catawampus. Bappy

Update: 2024-04-162
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977. This week, we cover the latest AP Stylebook updates that were just revealed at the ACES conference. From the switch to Merriam-Webster to easing up on the word "unique," we look at what these changes mean for writers and editors. Plus, we explore "catawampus" thanks to its cameo in the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" finale. Learn about its quirky origins, regional differences, and wordy friends like "kitty-corner."

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Big changes in Associated Press style. The 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' finale was catawampus. Bappy

Big changes in Associated Press style. The 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' finale was catawampus. Bappy

Mignon Fogarty