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Some Rules on Numbers

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Jul 3, 2012 5:30:00 AM

When it comes to numbers, you may know that our standard style book, the Chicago Manual of Style, calls for spelling out whole numbers from one through one hundred. The Associated Press Stylebook calls for spelling out whole numbers only up to nine. Here are some more rules about numbers in your text.

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Topics: how to write out money in text, Associated Press Stylebook, figures, numbers, Chicago Manual of Style

Can You See Money in Your Writing?

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Aug 30, 2011 5:30:00 AM

Garth Brooks said, "You aren't rich until you have something money can't buy." Well, you're on your way to rich, because you have today's GrammarPhile blog post, and it can't be bought with money!

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Topics: writing currency, how to write out money in text

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