Writer’s Lingo

*Exceptions list: A list of elements that are “exceptions to the rule” – the writer’s and/or editor’s rule for the publication.  For example, it may be decided that county and married will be abbreviated, however for transcribed documents, all spellings and abbreviations should be left the same.

*Flush left/right: See justify

Terms marked with an asterisk (*) are not generally used in our office.

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