Abbreviations: Spaces

Use a space between a number and an abbreviation of a metric unit, or hyphenate if used as a modifier.

3 g
2-L bottle

Exception: 6d nail (this is the abbreviation for a 6-penny nail)

Use a space between two initials of a person’s name.

J. P. Doe

Omit the space between initials of a company name.

E.F. Hutton

Omit the spaces between three or more initials of a person’s name.

J.F.K.
F.D.R.


 

Abbreviations
Capitalization
Company Names
Dates and Times
Degrees and Certifications
Periods
Plurals
Spaces

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