It’s my party, and I’ll style like I want to! In which I elucidate what I’m gonna do in direct contradiction to some/most/all extant stylebooks. Yes, this will be a long list. (And chock-full of exclamation marks!) I’m really starting to feel the power, the rush of being writer/editor/publisher!
- Oxford commas, all the way down!
- Quoted material: if it wasn’t in the actual quote, don’t include it! Never add ending punctuation (commas, periods) inside the quotes if it wasn’t in the quoted material! If starting a sentence with a quotation, don’t capitalize if the original quote was not capitalized!