• 'The truth is, I'll never pore over the sixteenth [ed of the Chicago Manual of Style] the way I did the fourteenth, a book years in the reading. Still, it's fun to see that some characters from that previous edition (Farnsworth, the excitable Henrietta) make cameos. That hussy Babs is awol here, as far as I can tell, and ever-eager Bill no longer graces the hyphenation table.'