[docs] [issue13816] Two typos in the docs
Terry J. Reedy
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Sat Jan 21 05:50:14 CET 2012
Terry J. Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> added the comment:
The Chicago Manual of Style. which is perhaps the mostly widely used general style manual in the US, uses 'th' as a suffix without ' or -.
ie, 28th, etc except for 22d ('preferred' to 22nd) and 23d ('preferred' to 23rd).
gives nth, which I use, with *n*th (italic n) as alternate form (when italic is available) and n'th and n-th as 'sometimes used'. I think both of the last two are ugly and that we should use either nth or, since we can, *n*th. I see that we already have *i*.
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