Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Style sheet teaser

Courtesy of my excellent copyeditor, and with assistance from the Chicago Manual of Style and Webster, The Magic Circle in a nutshell...
Words and spelling if alternatives exist or CMS or Webster differs from text:

Absolut
Asian American
backstory
Benthamite
Berber
boiler room (Webster)
brick red
Brobdingnagian
bûche de noel
catty-corner (variation)
cover-up
crèche
crisscrossing
Dickens, Charles
dog-eared
dreidl (alternative spelling)
earbud
e-mail
exposé
Foucauldian
frisson
game master (CMS)
hauntology
inhering; inhere
Internet
larping
late-afternoon
Livejournal
living room
low carb
ludic
madhouse
maquillage
MFA (per Webster)
mica
multisided
namaste
nitpicky
outwards (secondary)
PhD
photoshopped
pocketknife
postdoctoral (per CMS 7.85)
present-day (adj.)
prorated
reemerged
Renaissance Fayre
ringleading
ringleted
Sanning eller konsekvens
sauteed (alternative spelling)
schist
scuff mark
self-contained
self-possessed
self-sustaining
setup
shape-shifters
spin the bottle
stained glass
stalkery
sugar-free
super glad
temper-stricken
Thebes
through line
towards (secondary)
trebuchet
tricorder
Twister
villanelle
vinyasa
V-neck
Yggdrasil

2 comments:

  1. I was already very excited by the prospect of this book.

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