Using This Manual

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Technical Notes
Lists the technical limitations of this site.

New & Revised
Lists entries recently added or revised, with a link to the entry.

Lists entries that are exceptions to an authority, such as Webster's.

Lists other online and hard-copy style and grammar resources.

Style Committee
Lists the Society members who contribute to the manual.

Credits & History
Gives a brief history of the manual.

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