5/12/2009

You say matsah, Mr. Rewrite says matzo

Happy Lag Ba'Omer. In a timely post, Bryan A. Garner (cue angelic chorus) reminds Mr. Rewrite that matzo is a better form than matzoh, matsah, matza, matsa and the like. 

The Associated Press Stylebook lacks an entry on this topic, but in those cases it defers to the Webster's New World Dictionary, which joins Mr. Garner in preferring matzo. 

Follow this link for those with editors who didn't get the memo.

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