A communicator’s guide to Strunk & White’s ‘The Elements of Style’

The timeless advice still resonates. 

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Strunk & White

There are two books you can expect to find on the desks of most communicators. 

One is a copy of the AP Stylebook, probably at least 10 years out of date and covered with coffee stains.  

The other is a slender volume authored by William Strunk, Jr. And E.B. White: “The Elements of Style.”  

If that second name sounds familiar, yes, it’s the same E.B White who wrote “Charlotte’s Web” and “Stuart Little.” For his part, Strunk was a Cornell English professor, according to a report by Poynter 

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