A copy editor’s preview of Rhubarb 33 (Mennonite Theatre) and 34 (Power and Politics)

These are the words Melanie Dennis Unrau looked up in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary and wrote in her style notes for our two most recent issues:

Aboriginal
acknowledgement
Anabaptist

borscht
coexist
co-worker
devil, but the Devil
dim-witted
email
exposé
farmhouse
first-born
forebear
fundamentalist
getaway
God
goddamned
grey
groundbreaking
half-dozen
health car
hometown
humorous
law-making
license
lighthearted
long-standing
medicare (Cdn)
multilingual
naive
nonviolent (contra COD)
okay
otherworldly
pacifist
percent
perogy
Plautdietsch and Plattdeutsch (italics)?needs updating
practice (n), practise (v)
Protestant Reformation
reinterpret
school work
sizable
snowstorm
socio-political
stepdad
storytelling
straightjacket
toward
uppermost
well-being
well versed
whistle-blower/whistle-blowing
wind chill
workday
world view
World War II
year in, year out
year-round
Intrigued? Buy your copies at rhubarbmag.com today.