As style guides continue to expand, each edition bulkier than its predecessor, and as copy editors struggle to keep up, it is time to re-consider the role and utility of style guides. In this article, published by Learned Publishing of The Association of Learned & Professional Society of Publishers, the author questions the relevance and utility of the minutiae that style guides insist on.
Joshi, Yateendra. "Style guides that refuse to go away." Learned Publishing 26 no. 2 (2013):133.
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