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  • labyrinths May 2010, 3
  • ‘laid’/‘lain’ Mar 2012, 6
  • Lake District Group
    • formation of Jan 1999, 18
    • meeting reports Apr 1999, 16; Dec 1999, 19
  • ‘Lament of the Freelance On-screen Copy-editor’ (song: Bassett) conference supplement Nov 2004, 4
  • LANGline (email list) Mar 1998, 13; Apr 1998, 15; Jun 1998, 6
  • language
    • Crucible of Language: How language and mind create meaning, The (book review) Mar 2016, 13
    • development of Jan 2004, 1
    • and electronically mediated communication: conference supplement Nov 2008, 7
    • Language Lover’s Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World, A (book review) Nov 2005, 11
    • Meaning of Tingo, and other extraordinary words from around the world, The (Jacot de Boinod) Nov 2006, 1, 4; Mar 2008, 6
    • positive and negative Jan 1997, 5–6
    • Speak: A short history of languages (book review) May 2004, 8–9
    • see also linguistics
  • laptop computers Oct 1998, 8–9; Mar 2008, 8
    • mobile internet access Sep 2006, 6–7; Nov 2008, 9
  • Laredo, Naomi: profile May 1999, 2–3
  • late payment see debt collection
  • LaTeX (software) Nov 2009, 6–7; Jan 2010, 12; Mar 2015, 12–13; Nov 2016, 21–22
  • Latin
    • Natural History of Latin, A (book review) Nov 2005, 11–12
    • Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (book review) Nov 2005, 11–12
  • law
    • How to Cite Legal Authorities (book review) Jun 1997, 11
    • Information Sources in Law (book review) Dec 1997, 14
    • Legal Information: How to find it, how to use it (book review) Aug 2000, 12–13
    • Media Law and Practice (OUP) May 2010, 11
    • New Oxford Companion to Law (book review) Mar 2009, 12
    • Publishing and Multimedia Law (book review) Jan 1995, 11–12
    • see also legal advice; legal editing; legal indexing
  • law reports, referencing Nov 2009, 5
  • Law Special Interest Group: establishment of Mar 1995, 11
  • Lawrence, T E: Seven Pillars of Wisdom Sep 1991, 2; Oct 1991, 5
  • Lawson, Alison: profile May 1998, 2–3
  • ‘lay’/‘lie’ Apr 1994, 8; Nov 2010, 6; Mar 2012, 6
  • ‘lead’/‘led’ Jul 2012, 6
  • leaflets
    • copy-editing case-study Nov 1999, 11–12
    • design and production May 2000, 5
  • left-handedness Oct 1997, 10; Sep 1999, 4–5
    • Living Left-handed (book review) Jul 1997, 8
  • legal advice
    • Epoq Group Nov 2015, 3
    • FirstAssist Jul 2003, 6; Nov 2005, 6; Jan 2007, 16; Nov 2015, 3
  • legal editing
    • conference sessions Nov 2016, 12
    • Editing Legal Texts (training course) Jan 2002, 12–13
    • How to Cite Legal Authorities (book review) Jun 1997, 11
    • Information Sources in Law (book review) Dec 1997, 14
    • law reports, referencing Nov 2009, 5
    • Legal Information: How to find it, how to use it (book review) Aug 2000, 12–13
    • Legal Professional Development Day Sep 2011, 14; May 2012, 7; Jul 2012, 9; Sep 2012, 13
    • legislative bodies, referencing Nov 2009, 4–5
    • Moys Classification and Thesaurus for Legal Materials (book review) Nov 2002, 9–10
    • Publishing and Multimedia Law (book review) Jan 1995, 11–12
  • legal indexing May 1994, 10–11; Mar 1997, 4
  • ‘less’/‘fewer’ Nov 2010, 6; Jul 2011, 14; Sep 2016, 3
  • letter order, jumbled Mar 2015, 16
  • lexicography Nov 1992, 5–6; May 1997, 11; Jan 1998, 2–3; Jan 2001, 1; May 2001, 6–7; Sep 2003, 4–5; Jul 2004, 1–3
  • librarianship: as career Sep 2004, 4–5
  • libraries
    • academic Jan 1992, 7; Apr 1992, 11; Jun 1992, 9; Aug 1992, 11; Nov 1992, 9; Mar 2016, 12–13
    • chained libraries Jan 2012, 7
    • supply of photocopies Jul 1991, 10
  • Library Association Reference Awards Sep 1998, 15
  • ‘licence’/‘license’ Nov 2010, 6; Jul 2012, 6
  • Licentiateship in Editorial Skills (City & Guilds) Sep 2008, 13–14; Nov 2008, 6; Jul 2009, 13–14, May 2013, 12, 15
  • ‘lie’/’lay’ Apr 1994, 8; Nov 2010, 6; Mar 2012, 6
  • life assurance Nov 2009, 8–9
  • ligatures Nov 2009, 1, 5
  • lightbulb jokes Oct 1998, 10; Mar 2001, 5
  • ‘like’: misuses of May 1997, 2
  • ‘like’/‘as’ Jan 2009, 10
  • limited company status May 2004, 5; conference supplement Nov 2004, 8; Sep 2006, 9–10
  • limited liability partnerships Sep 2001, 1; Nov 2001, 6
  • Lings (printers) Sep 1990, 8
  • linguistics
    • Babel (magazine) May 2013, 3
    • corpora linguistics Nov 2014, 16–17; Mar 2015, 11
    • Crucible of Language: How language and mind create meaning, The (book review) Mar 2016, 13
    • Fight for English: How English language pundits ate, shot, and left, The (book review) Jan 2007, 10–11
    • Linguistics (book review) Nov 2003, 12–13
    • Penguin Dictionary of Language (book review) Nov 2000, 11–12
    • Understanding English Grammar: A linguistic introduction (book review) May 2012, 11
    • see also language
  • LinkedIn (social networking site) Jul 2011, 8; Jul 2012, 8; Mar 2014, 12; Nov 2015, 20–21; Sep 2016, 13
    • SfEP account Jul 2014, 12–13
  • Linney Group (printers) Jul 2007, 15
  • Linux (operating system) Sep 2005, 3
  • lists
    • presentation of Apr 1995, 8–9; May 2017, 13
    • punctuation of Jan 1990, 2; Mar 1990, 4; Mar 2002, 10–11; Sep 2011, 3; May 2017, 13; Jul 2017, 13
  • literacy
    • children’s Nov 2015, 16
    • Oxfam Literacy Fund Oct 1992, 11
    • standards of Oct 1991, 7; Mar 1992, 4
    • as way out of poverty Nov 2010, 8–9
  • ‘literally’: misuse of Jul 2012, 6
  • literals Nov 2005, 8; Nov 2006, 5–6
  • literary agents see agents, literary
  • Literary Consultancy, The see TLC (The Literary Consultancy)
  • literary editors Jun 1999, 4–8
  • Literary Gift Company (online shop) May 2010, 16
  • literary theory
    • Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (2nd ed.: book review) Mar 2002, 12–13
    • Oxford Companion to English Literature (book review) Jun 1999, 12; Nov 2001, 8
    • Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (book review) Nov 2000, 10–11; Jan 2001, 11
  • live critique see public edit
  • Living Wage, National May 2015, 3
  • local businesses: marketing to Sep 2012, 11; Mar 2013, 16
  • local groups
    • establishment and running of Dec 1988, 2; Feb 1989, 1; Dec 1992, 10–11; Nov 1996, 1; Jul 1998, 1; Dec 1999, 5; May 2004, 15; Jul 2013, 12; Jan 2014, 10; Jan 2015, 1; May 2015, 15; May 2016, 11
    • lists of Dec 1999, 5; Mar 2005, 15
    • role of Jun 1997, 13; Sep 1997, 14; Nov 1999, 6; Dec 1999, 13; Jan 2007, 12; Jul 2007, 2; May 2012, 10; Jul 2012, 10; May 2013, 6; May 2015, 15
    • Skype usage Sep 2014, 9–10; Jan 2015, 1; Mar 2016, 7
    • strategy plan Sep 2012, 13
  • local history Nov 2004, 6–7
  • LocoScript (software) Sep 1989, 6; Feb 1990, 6; Jun 1992, 8
  • LOGOS (journal) Sep 2004, 11
  • logos (SfEP)
    • design of Jan 1990, 6; Feb 1990, 1; Nov 2001, 16; Mar 2002, 4
    • display version Feb 1990, 5
    • for registered and accredited members Nov 1999, 16; Sep 2002, 10; Sep 2015, 14
    • use of May 1991, 11; Aug 1993, 10; May 1999, 14; Jul 2004, 13
  • London
    • bed and breakfast accommodation Jun 1992, 10; Mar 2001, 12; May 2004, 12
    • 44 Portland Place (club) Mar 2005, 12
    • Olympic Games 2012 Sep 2012, 2, 3
    • relocation from Mar 2012, 7
  • London (International) Book Fair Feb 1990, 5; Apr 1990, 4; Jan 1991, 10; Apr 1991, 3; Jan 1992, 5; May 2000, 14; Jun 2000, 18; Jul 2000, 10; Jul 2001, 14; Jul 2002, 7; Mar 2011, 3; Jul 2011, 6–7; Jul 2013, 7; Sep 2013, 8–9; Jan 2014, 5; Mar 2014, 3; Jul 2014, 5; Mar 2015, 3; Mar 2016, 3; Mar 2017, 1; May 2017, 1, 14
  • London College of Communication: conference supplement Nov 2004, 1, 4; May 2005, 14; Jul 2007, 8; Sep 2007, 6
  • London Group
    • meeting reports Jul 1989, 2, 3–4; Jun 1990, 6–7; Sep 1990, 6–7; Feb 1991, 7; Jun 1992, 10; Oct 1992, 8–10; Dec 1992, 10–11; Feb 1993, 10–12; May 1993, 8–10; Jan 1996, 13–14; Jan 1997, 20; Jan 1998, 1, 19; May 1999, 15–16; Jul 1999, 15; Sep 1999, 20; May 2000, 15–16
    • website Mar 2011, 15
  • London School of Publishing: training courses Feb 1989, 2
  • Lorenzo Natali Prize Jan 2000, 7
  • Los Angeles Times Aug 1992, 5–6
  • lunch Mar 2000, 3–4
  • Lyle, Kathleen: tribute Aug 2000, 1–2