Ahh. It’s summer and, most importantly, it’s 4th of July weekend. That means fireworks, dipping your feet in the water, picnics and – my personal favorite – barbecue.
Or is it BBQ?
Take a look at how the word appears on the three bottles of sauce in the photo above. Odds are, you’re scratching your head.
Here at Mitchell Communications Group, part of our job is knowing AP Style. There are instances when our clients have their own stylebooks that trump the recommended guidelines but, in most instances, the AP Stylebook is the ultimate authority.
And AP Style says … drumroll please … barbecue.
So where do the other 1001 spellings come from? Well, the Grammarist offers this insight […]