Tuesday, September 20, 2011

AP Style

How do they decide if they need to provide the pronunciation for a proper name?

"Gisele Bundchen (jih-ZEHL' BUN'-chen), supermodel and wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, was stopped for speeding over the weekend and given a verbal warning by a Massachusetts state trooper."

"Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu took to the social networking site after Samoa lost to Wales 17-10 on Sunday, saying that second-tier Samoa had to play the critical match only four days after its first game while top-tier Wales had a week to prepare."