AP Twitter chat tips for wedding style bliss

Till death do you part with your AP Stylebook? Consider this roundup of insights from an Associated Press editor on the topic of nuptials terminology.

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Thinking of saying “I do,” but not sure if your fiancee or fiance’s AP style knowledge is up to snuff?

Perhaps you’re an events marketer with a long list of wedding descriptions to write and you’re still not sure whether to use an accent mark in fiancee.

Insights from a recent #APStyleChat might help, starting with:

For couples engaged to be married, it’s fiance for a man, fiancee for a woman, with no accent mark. #APStyleChat

— AP Stylebook (@APStylebook) April 20, 2016

Here are additional highlights from the chat, led by Associated Press editor Julie Rubin—and what certain PR pros might find intriguing:

What to call whom

If you’re pitching a feature story to editors at Modern Bride, note:

Bride is appropriate in wedding stories, but use wife or spouse in other circumstances. #APStyleChat https://t.co/J36ZTaJ8w6

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