A page from an AP Stylebook.
A page from an AP Stylebook. - 
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This final note today, a nod to our colleagues in the print media.

The AP Stylebook turns 60 this year. A key go-to manual for what's proper writing in journalism and not.

That's stylebook -- all one word, by the way. There are new entries on the proper usage of 'flash mob' and 'Google Hangout.' The differences between 'assault rifle' and 'assault weapon.' A prohibition on the use of the term 'illegal immigrant,' which came out a couple of weeks ago.

Also, still no serial comma.

Yet another reason I'm glad I'm in radio.

“I think the best compliment I can give is not to say how much your programs have taught me (a ton), but how much Marketplace has motivated me to go out and teach myself.” – Michael in Arlington, VA

As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial decisions or just encouraged you to think differently, we’re asking you to give a little something back.

Become a Marketplace Investor today – in whatever amount is right for you – and keep public service journalism strong. We’re grateful for your support.

Follow Kai Ryssdal at @kairyssdal