Well, wordie types everywhere must be quivering with excitement. The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, has just been released! Woo-hoo!
And, guess what? It’s blue. Blue, people! Not orange. Can you believe it?
OK, anyway, here is a handy list of the most significant rule changes in the new guide. I’m glad to see the Chicago editors now recommend lowercasing web and website — though they still recommend capitalizing Internet and World Wide Web. Though we don’t say that much anymore, do we?