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Quick Reference Guide | Building Names
J. Whitney Bunting School of Business, The – The official name is The J. Whitney Bunting School of Business. On second reference, use the business school or the school.
jargon – The special vocabulary and idioms of a particular class or occupational group. In general, avoid jargon. When needed in a special context, explain terms that are likely to be unfamiliar to the general reader.
John H. Lounsbury School of Education, The – The official name is The John H. Lounsbury School of Education. On second reference, use the education school, the school.
journals – Set titles of journals in italics. See titles of compositions, publications, works.
journal articles – Set titles of individual journal articles within quotation marks. See titles of compositions, publications, works.
junior, senior – Use and abbreviate Jr. and Sr. only with the full names of people. Do not set off with commas, and do not use on second reference. The notations II, 2nd, III or 3rd, etc., may be used if that is the individual's preference. If necessary to distinguish between father and son in second reference, use the elder Smith or the younger Smith.
- CORRECT: John Doe Jr. is director of housing. Doe will attend the meeting
- WRONG: John Doe, Sr., attended his daughter's graduation.
judgment – The American spelling of the word has only one e.