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FamilySearch Wiki:Manual of Style

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According to Wikipedia, ZIP should be in caps
'''Ampersand (&):''' Do not replace the word “and” with an ampersand (&).
:;Exception::
::If the ampersand is part of an official name, use the ampersand.
:'''Exception:''' The historical records collections in FamilySearch.org use book title capitalization.<br>
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:'''Exception:''' The titles of historical records collections in FamilySearch.org list places in descending order.
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'''Places and dates in titles:''' If the place, country, or time period is important to the content of the article, include them in the title of the article. Add the word county in the title if the article is about a county.<br>
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Do not end the title with punctuation.
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:;Correct
::{{xt|The number 1 cause of war deaths was disease.}}:;Correct
::{{xt|The primary cause of war deaths was disease.}}
:;Incorrect
=== Geographical Names ===
A proposed style guideline ''[[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Geographic Names|Naming Conventions for Geographic Names]]'' is being [[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Naming Conventions for Geographic Names|discussed]]. Once a [[FamilySearch Wiki:Consensus|consensus]] is reached a guideline will be adopted.
=== Acronyms and Abbreviations ===
The first time you use a term that can be abbreviated, write it our and put the acronym in parentheses, e.g., the zone improvement program Zone Improvement Plan (zipZIP) codes were developed by the United States Postal Service (USPS),in 1963.
== Capitalization ==
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