Style revisited

This editor in this column more than 24 years ago discussed the role of a style in presenting the contents of Oil & Gas Journal to its readers every week (OGJ, June 16, 1975, p. 13).The definition of style was given at that time. It's worth repeating, even though it barely scratches the surface of what style means in the modern publishing world.According to Webster's 10th Collegiate Dictionary, style-in the publishing sense-is defined as "a convention with respect to spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and typographic arrangement and display followed in writing or printing."The Journal's editors, throughout nearly 100 years of publishing, have adhered to a set of standards ...

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