Lynn Anderson
17 June 2002


François Bizot: The Gate

STYLE SHEET


GENERAL

Use serial comma.
Use American spelling (per Lydia Buechler).
Do not hyphenate an "-ly" adverb and the following adjective: newly grown, etc.
Lowercase a full sentence after a colon, except cap a question.
Lowercase personal titles standing alone: the vice president of the United States
Use "who" only for people; "which" for countries.

Use italics for the following:
Titles of paintings: Guernica
Genus and species names: Homo sapiens


NUMBERS

In general, spell numbers to one hundred and large round numbers, especially approximations. Spell numbers in dialogue, except for years and road numbers. See examples and exceptions below.

1,046 (comma in four-digit numerals)

June 6, 1970 (American date style)
ten o'clock; eight in the evening

105 mm shell
fifty-kilogram (adj.)
ten kilometers; five meters; fifty centimeters

Kilometer 6 (also in dialogue)
Nationale 5 (road name); number 3 road

M. 13 (Bureau 13) (prison camp name)

50 degrees Fahrenheit (convert from Celsius)

500-riel (adj.)

(Figure 1)
Colt .45

ALPHABETICAL

acary68
air raid (n.)11
almost extinguished, etc. (adj.)
already set, etc. (adj.)
Angkar Leu; the Angkar70, 70
Angkor Conservation Office; the conservation office26, 27
anlong269
antirevolutionary, etc.
arak281
as-yet-invisible, etc. (adj.)
at oy té48

B-4026
baccalauréat93
bane141
bang177
ban hay179
barang275
baray54(means?)
bay kdang83
bèp153

Central Committee (of Communist Party)274
chop219
chap meas67
chargé d'affaires (roman)151
chhlik88
Church (the Catholic)232
communism; Communist (n., adj.)212, 15, 11
Compagnie des Terres-Rouges30
Comrade (cap befoe a name)141
Criminal Investigation Department251
Cultural Department204 and before
Cultural Revolution15

Dad (as name)262
dike26
Dr.169

embassy: French Embassy, etc.
ever-vigilant, etc. (adj.)

facade139
forced-labor (adj.)16
French Indochina11
FULRO196

Geneva Agreements11
GI25
gnom euy281
good-bye133
Grandfather (as name)282
gray23
GRNUK (not GRUNK--watch!)11, 147

Heaven (the place)18
high command163
Intelligence Unit251

Kalashbnikov52
khuc159
krakoh128
krama43
Kraum Khmer43
kroch nam ngas140
kru39(means?)

Left (n., political)29
"-like" compounds: treelike, etc.
lok angkouy66
lok euy77
lycée93

M.185
Mekong Delta192
melee156
ménage56
mit50
mit bâng141
Mlle.203
Mme.9, 153
multicolored, etc.
Mummy (cap as name)254
mustache246 and before

naïve; naively; naïveté31, 125, 16
neang89
neari89
neu39
nonintervention, etc.
northeast25
northern front205 and before
northern Thailand5

often grotesque, etc. (adj.)
onto52
overplump, etc.

paddy field (n.)14
Paris Agreements11
Party (the Communist)76
phcek128
phimpeat252
phkiek58
postrevolutionary, etc.
pouttho77
prewar, etc.
Protectorate, the75

re-form (form again) (exception)
Resistance, the (WWII)168
revolution, the54
rien sot62
rien sutr119
rice field (n.)14
rue d'Amerval262

safe-conduct (adj.)31
sala39
sama mit149
sampieh84
sampot170
sampot chorapap128
school, the158

sdao279
semicircular, etc.
sila118
Sino-Khmer (n.)70
sok ka212
Southeast Asia41
southwest region53
stained-glass (adj.)62
still arable, etc. (adj.)

ta 50
tatrao252
[Tr.] (in footnotes)30
trai changvar128
trai ngiet165

United Nations (n.)12
United States (n.); U.S. (adj.)11, 11

veal136(means?)
veuy73
vice minister274
Vietcong11
Vietnam11
Vietnam War31 and before

well-known, etc. (adj.); well known, etc. (p.adj.)
West, the (cultural); Western15, 30





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