In case you didn’t know, when it comes to our writing, we abide by AP Stylebook rules. Or at least when it comes to our grammatically correct writing. The AP Stylebook doesn’t encourage sentence fragments, of course, or slang. We tend to use both of those things here, along with lots of other verboten stuff.
But otherwise, the AP Stylebook is our guide. I still refer to the copy sitting on my desk on occasion. But one of these days, we may have to start taking our writing cues from a different source, because the AP keeps finding new sharks to jump.
Here are a just a few examples of their nonsense over the past couple of years:
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