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  • names
    • apostrophes in Mar 1998, 7; Jan 2016, 13
    • Arabic Oct 1998, 7
    • corporate Jul 2003, 8; May 2004, 3
    • Goldenballs and the Iron Lady: A little book of nicknames (book review) Mar 2006, 9
    • for houses May 1994, 6
    • nicknames Nov 2004, 11; Mar 2006, 9
    • Oxford Names Companion: The definitive guide to surnames, first names, and place names of the British Isles (book review) Jul 2003, 11
    • Penguin Dictionary of First Names (book review) Nov 2000, 9–10
    • pharmaceutical Sep 1989, 8; Nov 1989, 13; Jan 1990, 3; Jun 2000, 9–10
    • plants Nov 2003, 9–10
    • Roman place-names Mar 2000, 6
    • software Mar 1992, 9–10
    • word breaks in Mar 2006, 8
  • Nason, Ruth: profile Mar 1998, 2–3
  • National Extension College: ‘Editing for Everyone’ Oct 1990, 5–6
  • National Insurance Mar 1990, 10; Jul 1994, 7; Jul 1996, 5–6; May 2001, 8–9
    • IR35 Oct 1999, 2–3; Dec 1999, 7; Apr 2000, 7
    • and umbrella companies Jan 2017, 10–11
  • National meetings
    • role of Jun 1998, 1
    • 1991 personal finance (London) Oct 1991, 11; Jan 1992, 9
    • 1997 ‘Joining Forces’ (Birmingham) Jan 1998, 1, 7–12, 14
    • 1998 internet use (London) Jun 1998, 4–9
    • 1999 ways forward for SfEP (York) Sep 1999, 1, 4, 6–11; Nov 1999, 2
  • National Occupational Standards Jan 2003, 14; Sep 2003, 15; Sep 2004, 6–7; Jan 2012, 3
  • National Training Awards Jul 2002, 6; May 2004, 12
  • National Training Organization (publishing) Jul 2002, 5; Sep 2004, 6–7
  • National Union of Journalists see NUJ
  • National Vocational Qualifications see NVQs
  • Native American Indians May 1993, 8
  • natural history: guide-books Jan 1999, 9; Jul 2000, 6–7; Sep 2001, 4–5
  • Negotiating Effectively (training course) Dec 1999, 15
  • negotiation Jul 1989, 3; May 1993, 10; Mar 1994, 4–5; Jun 1995, 8–9; Dec 1995, 7–8; Apr 2000, 3–4; Apr 2001, 4; conference supplement Nov 2004, 9; Nov 2006, 11; conference supplement Nov 2012, 4; Nov 2012, 7
  • ‘neither … nor’: use of Jan 2001, 8
  • Nellist, Kate: profile Jul 2000, 6–7
  • neologisms
    • and dictionaries Mar 2003, 3–4; Jul 2003, 3–4; Jul 2004, 1–3; Jan 2009, 1, 4; Jan 2014, 15
    • Encarta Dictionary of World English Jan 2001, 1
    • evolving meanings Mar 2003, 8–9
    • humorous Apr 2000, 8
    • New Words and Their Meanings (book review) Sep 1997, 11
    • Oxford Dictionary of New Words (book review) Mar 1999, 13–14
    • Virtual Words: Language on the edge of science and technology (book review) May 2011, 12
  • Netherlands
    • English language in Sep 2006, 10
    • SENSE Jan 1991, 11; Jul 1991, 4; Sep 2006, 10
  • Netherlands Group: formation of Nov 1989, 8
  • netiquette: Netiquette: Internet etiquette in the age of the blog (book review) May 2007, 11
  • networking (computers) Nov 1992, 4–5
  • networking (personal/social/professional) Mar 1998, 1; Jul 1998, 1; May 2004, 1; Jan 2005, 4; Mar 2008, 8; conference supplement Nov 2008, 5–6; May 2012, 16; Mar 2015, 5; Jul 2017, 9
    • social networking websites Mar 2008, 8; May 2009, 16; May 2011, 16; Jul 2011, 8–9; Jul 2012, 8; conference supplement Nov 2012, 5; Nov 2015, 20–1
    • see also Facebook; LinkedIn; Twitter
  • Never Mind the Full Stops (television series) Jul 2006, 13
  • ‘nevertheless’: meaning of Sep 1989, 8; May 1997, 2; Jul 1997, 10
  • Neville, Anne: profile Jul 1999, 2–3
  • New Modernist Editing (network) May 2017, 6–7
  • New Year’s Eve: date of Nov 2015, 3
  • New Yorker (magazine) Jul 1998, 8; Jan 2002, 2
  • newsgroups (internet) Jun 1998, 5
  • newsletter/magazine (SfEP)
    • advertising manager May 1997, 6–7
    • advertising policy Apr 2001, 11–12
    • ALPSP/Charlesworth Award Nov 2001, 10; 13
    • archive Jan 2015, 3
    • arrangement of contents Dec 1999, 12; Jan 2003, 2; Nov 2006, 2
    • contributions to May 1989, 4; Jul 1996, 1; Nov 1999, 14–15; Mar 2003, 2; May 2007, 2, 12–13; Nov 2007, 2
    • design of Feb 1990, 1; Jul 1991, 1; Jun 1997, 13–14; Oct 2000, 10; May 2002, 12; Mar 2011, 2
    • editing and proofreading of May 1992, 7–8; Dec 1996, 2; Mar 1997, 10–11; Oct 2000, 10
    • editorship Nov 2002, 11; Jul 2003, 15; Nov 2003, 1; Nov 2009 14; Jan 2010, 2; Mar 2010, 2, 9
    • electronic-only delivery Nov 2013, 14; Jan 2014, 1; Jul 2014, 11
    • establishment of Dec 1988, 2; Apr 1989, 1
    • importance of Nov 2002, 12; May 2003, 11; Jul 2008, 6, 7
    • index Nov 2007, 15; Mar 2009, 11
    • name changes
      • to CopyRight Jun 1996, 1; Oct 1996, 5; Jan 1997, 2; Apr 1997, 1
      • to Editing Matters Jan 2004, 12; Sep 2004, 2
    • online version Jan 2003, 12; Sep 2008, 14; Nov 2013, 14; Jan 2014, 1; Jul 2014, 11
    • PDFs of Nov 2009, 13
    • photographs Jul 2008, 14
    • production manager May 1997, 6–7
    • questionnaires
      • 1993 Jun 1993, 1
      • 2003 Mar 2003, 2; May 2005, 2
      • 2006 Sep 2006, 2; Nov 2006, 2; Sep 2008, 2
    • review coordinator Jul 2013, 9
    • revision of Apr 2001, 11, 15
  • newsletters
    • editors’ societies’ Nov 2000, 15
    • Publicity, Newsletters and Press Releases (book review) Jan 2003, 10
  • newspapers: production Jan 2002, 4
  • newspapers, online: pay-walls Jul 2010, 10
  • nicknames
    • Goldenballs and the Iron Lady: A little book of nicknames (book review) Mar 2006, 9
    • Oxford Dictionary of Nicknames (book review) Nov 2004, 11
  • night work Jun 1993, 7
  • noise Jul 1997, 3; Sep 2007, 8–9
  • nomenclature
    • biological Jun 1995, 9
    • chemical Nov 1989, 14; Oct 1991, 11; Oct 1992, 5
    • government departments Nov 2009, 4–5
    • pharmaceutical Sep 1989, 8; Nov 1989, 13; Jan 1990, 3
  • non-native speakers of English Nov 1990, 1; Apr 1992, 7; Aug 1992, 7–8; Sep 2006, 10; Jan 2008, 5; Nov 2014, 5; Sep 2016, 11
    • Editing Non-native English (workshop) conference supplement Nov 2013, 3
    • Righting English that’s Gone Dutch (book review) Mar 2014, 13
    • Supporting Research Writing: Roles and challenges in multilingual settings (book review) Mar 2013, 13
  • non-publishers Nov 2009, 3
    • Editing into Plain Language: Working with non-publishers (SfEP Guide) Sep 2011, 15
    • Getting Work with Non-publishers (training course) Nov 2011, 13; May 2012, 2, 14
    • working for May 2008, 6; Nov 2008, 16; conference supplement Nov 2009, 5–6; May 2012, 1; May 2013, 4
    • Working for Non-publishers (training course) May 2000, 12; Jan 2001, 15; Jul 2001, 11–12
  • non-sexist language Nov 1989, 14–15; Mar 1990, 7; Apr 1990, 2; Aug 1992, 3; Jan 1994, 15; Aug 1995, 4–5; May 1996, 7–8; Jan 2000, 1–2; Mar 2003, 7–8; May 2005, 8; Jul 2005, 9–10; Sep 2005, 10; Nov 2007, 11
    • A–Z of Non-Sexist Language (book review) Jan 1996, 11–12
    • Womanwords (book review) Aug 1992, 10
  • ‘none’: use of verbs following Apr 1990, 6
  • ‘none the less’: meaning of Sep 1989, 8; May 1997, 2; Jul 1997, 10
  • Nook (Barnes & Noble e-reader) Jul 2013, 10; Nov 2013, 11
  • Norfolk Group
    • formation of Nov 2005, 15
    • meeting reports Sep 2012, 7; Nov 2012, 11
    • visits May 2011, 11; Nov 2014, 7
  • Norman Hardy Printing Group Jan 1998, 14
  • North of England Group
    • formation of Jan 1990, 6
    • meeting reports Apr 1990, 3; Jun 1990, 8; Oct 1990, 7; Jan 1991, 13; Apr 1991, 5
  • North-west Group
    • meeting reports May 1998, 16; May 2000, 15; Dec 2000, 14; Jul 2002, 16; Sep 2009, 15; Jan 2010, 15 ; Mar 2010, 14; Jul 2010, 15; Sep 2010, 14; Jan 2011, 15; Jul 2011, 15; May 2012, 14 ; Sep 2012, 14; Sep 2013, 14; May 2014, 9; Sep 2014, 10–11; Mar 2016, 12–13
    • reformation of May 2009, 15; Sep 2010, 15
  • Northampton Group: formation of Jan 2002, 16
  • Northern Ireland
    • legislation Nov 2009, 5
    • training courses Jan 2012, 6
    • working in Oct 1996, 6–7
  • Northern Ireland Assembly Nov 2009, 5
  • Northern Ireland Group
    • formation and running of May 2011, 14; Jul 2017, 15
    • meeting reports Jul 2011, 15; Nov 2011, 15; Jan 2012, 14
  • Northwest Independent Editors Guild (United States): conference Sep 2015, 3
  • Norway, working in May 2012, 8–9
  • ‘noun phrase conglomerates’ Sep 1990, 9; Jan 1991, 5
  • noun/verb agreement Jul 2014, 7
  • nouns of multitude Nov 2005, 7; 15
  • novels
    • editing Apr 2001, 6; Jan 2003, 5–6; conference supplement Nov 2005, 6; conference supplement Nov 2011, 2
    • editors appearing in May 1998, 4–5; May 2017, 4–5
    • New Modernist Editing (network) May 2017, 6–7
    • public edit (live critique) Nov 2016, 17
    • writing Jan 1991, 12; Nov 1997, 4–5; May 2017, 4–5
  • NTO see National Training Organization
  • NUJ (National Union of Journalists)
    • Freelance Section May 1991, 8–9; Oct 1992, 1–2
    • Journalist (magazine) Sep 2008, 16
    • membership of Nov 1997, 5–6; Sep 2011, 1
    • outsourcing meeting May 2011, 3
    • pay rates Sep 1989, 1–4; Nov 1989, 10; Mar 1992, 3–4; Jan 1995, 1–3; Jul 1996, 12–13; Mar 1997, 11; Jul 1997, 10; Jan 1998, 4; Mar 2012, 3
      • 1989–90 Sep 1989, 1
      • 1991 Jan 1991, 11
      • 1992 Nov 1991, 8
      • 1993 Dec 1992, 7
      • 1994 Dec 1993, 9
      • 1995 Dec 1994, 10
      • 1996 Jan 1996, 2
      • 1997 Jan 1997, 15
      • 1998 Mar 1998, 5
      • 1999 Mar 1999, 6; Jun 1999, 16
      • 2000 Mar 2000, 13; May 2000, 15
    • subscription rates Mar 1999, 15
  • numbers
    • Presenting Numbers, Tables, and Charts (book review) Jan 2005, 11
    • spelling out Sep 2010, 16
  • nurses: writing skills for Jan 2002, 7–8
  • NVQs Mar 1990, 5–7; Nov 1990, 2; Jan 1991, 6–9; Sep 1991, 1–2; Nov 1991, 8; May 1992, 1–2, 6–7; Jun 1994, 4–6; Jan 1995, 6–7; Jan 1998, 15; Sep 2004, 6–7
    • Book House Training Centre Nov 1989, 2; Mar 1990, 5–7; Jan 1991, 6–7; Apr 1991, 3…4; Nov 1991, 8; Aug 1995, 9
    • Cambridge Training and Development Ltd (CTAD) Aug 1995, 10