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Gutenberg the entrepreneur

On the left is a page from a Gutenberg Bible, c 1460; on the right, the same passage in an earlier, hand-copied, illuminated medieval manuscript. “If you could meet anybody from history,...

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Avoid periods in title abbreviations

The screenshot shows a conversation about title abbreviations in the English Language & Usage Stack Exchange. Style rules are less agreed upon than we usually imagine. Dr Ulysses Everett McGill thought himself...

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