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Quick AP style question...

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Rhody31, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    The word pow wow, like with Indians (Native Americans)
    One of them used it in a quote. Story is not my, a news guy is looking for it.
    Any help?
  2. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Just taking a quick look on Google News shows that many publication use pow wow.
  3. ARD

    ARD Member

    No AP style, but WNW says powwow.
  4. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    my former paper, close to a res., always went with pow wow.
  5. for_the_hunt

    for_the_hunt Member

    Well, according to Merriam-Webster, it's "powwow" ... and, according to the AP Style Guide, "first reference for spelling style, usage and foreign geographic names [is] Webster's New World College Dictionary."

    So, technically, it's "powwow." But, personally, I like "pow wow" a lot more ...
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