bimonthly, semimonthly "Bimonthly" means every other month; "semimonthly" means twice a month.
biweekly, semiweekly "Biweekly" means every other week; "semiweekly" means twice a week.
black Acceptable for a person of the black race. African-American is acceptable for an American person of African descent.
board Capitalize this word only when it's an integral part of a proper noun: Board of Missoula, Board Certified Rehabilitation Consultants of Montana.
board of directors, board of trustees Always lowercase.
Board of Regents of Higher Education Use the full name or "the state Board of Regents" on first reference. On second reference, use "the Board of Regents," "the regents" or "the board." Capitalize "regent" or "regents" only at the start of a sentence or when followed by one or more names: The regents will meet Oct. 3. He said Regents Conroy and Kaze will discuss the issue.
bookstore, the Capitize the before bookstore in The Bookstore at the University of Montana. University bookstore or bookstore on second reference.
Bonnie HeavyRunner Gathering Place is located in The Payne Family Native American Center at UM.
boy Term applies until 18th birthday. Then use "young man" or "man." See youth entry.
building names Capitalize formal names. See Appendix C for list.
Bureau of Business and Economic Research Spell out on first reference. Use " the bureau" or "BBER" on second reference.
by- See prefixes entry, but in general, no hyphen: byline, bypass, byproduct.