I know. Exciting isn't it? Here's a few of my favs, excerpted from the article
Examples, directions, explanations, and clarifications:As you can probably guess, numbers 8 and 9 are my most favorites. I use them (a bit too) often.
2. “At that point, you may want to consult with a professional. (Refer to the Resources chapter for a list of tax advisers.)”
Abbreviations (usually) after the first reference to the full version of the term:
6. “The country’s import and export levels are regulated by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).”
Modifying words or phrases, or interjections:
8. “The writer will (one hopes) produce well-crafted prose.”
9. “It turns out that he had (gasp!) told the truth.”