Re: AP style questions: e-mail, Web site

Subject: Re: AP style questions: e-mail, Web site
From: Chantel Brathwaite <brathwaitec -at- castupgrade -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 13:32:45 -0400

I sent this to Gregory earlier, but thought I'd send this to the list in case anyone else is interested.



As of March 2011, there is no longer a hyphen in the word "email." Email should be capitalized if it appears at the start of a sentence, but should be lower cased when used within a sentence.

Source - 2011 AP Twitter Feed:!/APStylebook/status/48798366980780033
Source - 2011 AP Styleguide, ask the editor:

Web site is now website.

Source - 2010 AP Stylebook twitter feed:!/APStylebook/status/12296505018


On 6/14/2011 9:45 AM, Gregory P Sweet wrote:

I need to follow AP style for a document and realize my copy of the guide
is sorely out of date. I know I can subscribe online but $25 to check out
two entries seems excessive.
Could someone with a fresher copy please let me know if the following are
still correct AP style:

Web site

many thanks,

Chantel Brathwaite
Technical Writer
Cole Engineering Services Inc.
Email: Chantel -dot- Brathwaite -at- coleengineering -dot- com
Phone: 407-207-1773 ext. 4138


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