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Use figures except for:
noon and midnight
Use a colon to separate hours from minutes:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Always use Arabic figures (without st, nd, or th).
Capitalize the names of months in all uses.
When a month is used with a specific date, abbreviate only Jan., Feb., Aug., Sept., Oct., Nov. and Dec.:
Jan. 2 was the coldest day of the month.
His birthday is May 8.
Spell out the names of months when using alone, or with a year alone.
When a phrase lists only a month and a year, do not separate the year with commas:
January 2021 was a cold month.
When a phrase refers to a month, day, and year; set off the year with commas:
Feb. 1, 2020, was the target date.
It was Friday, Dec. 3, when they got the news.
Only use the two-letter Postal Service abbreviations with full addresses, including ZIP code:
301 S. Campus Ave.,
Oxford, OH 45056
Do not use postal abbreviations in other cases:
Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio.
Use the abbreviations Ave., Blvd. and St. only with a numbered address:
301 S. Campus Ave.
Spell them out and capitalize when part of a formal street name without a number:
Nellie Craig Walker Hall is located on Campus Avenue.
Abbreviate compass points used to indicate directional ends of a street or quadrants of a city in a numbered address:
501 E. High St.
Omit "http://www." before web URLs
Always capitalize "M" and "OH"
Lowercase the path after the "/"
501 E. High Street
Oxford, OH 45056
1601 University Blvd.
Hamilton, OH 45011
4200 N. University Blvd.
Middletown, OH 45042
7847 VOA Park Dr.
(Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
West Chester, OH 45069
Chateau de Differdange
1, Impasse du Chateau, L-4524 Differdange
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
217-222 MacMillan Hall
501 E. Spring St.
Oxford, OH 45056, USA