introduction to the ultimate CMS

I’ve come up with the hare-brained idea to blog a daily commentary on The Chicago Manual of Style: The essential guide for writers, editors, and publishers, which evidently supports the use of the Oxford comma, as do I (within the bounds of reason).

What, why?

Because I think it will be fun, because I am a nerd.

I tried doing this once with The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism, but my life was a tangle of ad-hoc adventure and mishaps at the time, and the project never got off the ground. This time (because I have settled down and have a family now), it should be a doddle.

In notching up a few draft posts, I have entertained myself already by finding cause to reference the drop bear:

Yamavu [CC BY-SA]