Homework # 3: AP Stylebook Exercises 3.6, 3.7, & 3.8
1. The first rutabaga-eating contest, which will be held annually, was cancelled because of adverse weather. (pg 17.)
2. It is not all right to drink a excess of beer before going to a football game. (pg 13.)
3. As Einstein said, all knowledge is relative. (found under Like/As pg. 160 no quotes.)
4. The state Capitol of Louisiana is located at 3772 Dagwood Road. (Only Av. Blvd. St. abbreviated)
5. The mayor refused to go along with the city council vote. “I dissent.” he said. (put sic. pg 54 if quote is mispelled.)
6. Madonna certainly has a flair for fashion. She always wears expensive outfits.
7. The bomb destroyed Sen. Kistmoot’s bird cage. (don’t need totally, abbreviate Senator)
8. My bright-green Chevrolet, which is in the garage, needs a new transmission.
9. Knopke’s hilarious joke elicited laughter from the Midville City Council.
10. Jones lay on the floor waiting for the interview to begin. (pg 156.)
11. Horwitz, an ethics major, vowed never to publish his principles.
12. At the end of the book report, Haynes cited the World Book as a source. (composition titles pg 52)
1. The 25 year-old man wept as he left Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
2. This November 10th will mark our anniversary.
3. Do not park the car on Rodeo Drive. Instead, park it at 12 Davies St. (don’t use contractions)
4. They spent $130 to buy a new set of nose rings.
5. Smoots moved to the North because the people there are so nice.
6. At 7 pm. the rodeo will start in Towns Square.
7. On Friday, the terrorist blew up their home at 123 Melrose St. (no yesterday, put day.)
8. Twenty-two seamstresses were needed to mend the prom dresses.
9. About 5 percent of the professors have lost their hair.
10. After about 2 feet of snow fell at his home in Columbus, Ohio, Jones decided to leave. (two feet numeral page 82)
11. Smith bet $50 that her brother weighed more than a 1964 Chevorlet. (No courtesty titles, Chevy is Chevorlet.)
12. John Smith, the governor of California, set his trailer on fire on September 1.
13. A fire began at 3325 McDonald Drive when an oven full of rutabagas exploded.
14. In the 1970s, everyone wore bell-bottom blue jeans to church. (No apostrophe for 1970's.)
1. In August 1985, Davies rented a rutabaga stand in Augusta, Georgia.
2. Pomerantz tied the beehive to Sen. Gramm’s cowboy hat.
3. About 1,200 Easter rabbits were killed in the explosion at Big Dave’s Bunny Warehouse, located at 2525 Hackensack Dr.
4. In the 1980s, Davies left the Midwest and moved to the Loire Valley in France.
5. Smoots brought two cups of coffee to the governor.
6. About 8 percent of the cantaloupes have been stuffed with rutabagas.
7. Jones bet $40 that his roommate had hidden the sandwich.
8. The three professors share a house at 613 25th Ave.
9. After about 2 feet of snow fell at his home in Columbus, Ohio, Davies decided to leave the Midwest and move to the South.
10. On Dec. 11, all classes will be canceled.
11. Friday morning, the mayor skipped her aerobics class.
12. Davies drove 2 million miles in his old Toyota Corolla before it blew up.
13. Dr. Kildare said he filed a malpractice lawsuit against Marcus Welby.
14. At 8 p.m. Gov. Jim Guy Tucker of Arkansas will give a short speech in front of the Gorgas Library.