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Style Q: Tendinitis or Tendonitis?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Rhody31, Jun 26, 2007.

  1. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    We're a weekly, so this isn't pressing, but which is the correct spelling? I can't find it in the AP stylebook and the dictionary has them both.
  2. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    I believe it is "tendinitis" for some resason.
  3. It is tendinitis.
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

  5. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    Thanks ... hed doesn't look weird anymore
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Blame Latin (third declension.)
  7. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    Fuckin' Latin.

    I'm glad it's dead.
  8. joe

    joe Active Member

    Just think of the first thing Ozzy says to start "Crazy Train," and you'll get it right every time.
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