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The Canadian Press Caps and Spelling

21st edition | Published November 2015

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The Canadian Press Caps and Spelling

$20.95  |  21st edition  |  Published November 2015
James McCarten, Editor  |  ISBN 9780920009529 
Available in English

Caps and Spelling is a handy style guide that lists alphabetically the words, proper names and abbreviations most likely to cause problems for writers. Whether you’re in journalism, communications, publishing or public relations, Caps and Spelling helps ensure accuracy and consistency when it comes to:

  • Abbreviations
  • Hyphenated and compound words
  • Correct names of Canadian corporations and newsmakers
  • Internet terms
  • Pop culture references and more.

The leading A-Z style guide for those who work with Canadian English

  • Do you text message to a smartphone or textmessage to a smart phone?
  • Do you login or log in?
  • Does Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have an apostrophe?
  • Does BC Hydro have periods?
  • Are  GM, Ford and Chrysler the Big Three automakers or the Detroit Three?
  • Find the answers to these and many other language questions in Caps and Spelling.

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This 21st edition lists hundreds of the most troublesome words and names in alphabetical order:

  • Carry a handgun or hand gun?
  • Throw a knuckleball or a knuckle ball?
  • How do you spell the plural of perogy?
  • Is it Web master or webmaster?
  • Need to know the abbreviation for Newfoundland and Labrador?
  • Whether it’s Zamboni or zamboni?
  • Tim Hortons or Tim Horton’s?
  • Day care or daycare?
  • Does the government’s do-not-call list have two hyphens?
  • Does tax-free savings account have one hyphen?
  • Is it Athabasca or Arthabaska?
  • Front-runner or frontrunner?
  • Sidney or Sydney?
  • Orders within Canada usually arrive in one week from date of order.
  • Current print editions may be returned for a full refund up to 30 days from the shipping date if they are undamaged and in the original packaging.