Yes, back in 1976 I got my Bluebook and throughout the three years of law school, it was a regular reference. Ah, but it continues to be a daily tool–for motions, briefs, and such. I fear one day I’ll Bluebook a conversation with a relative or friend in everyday conversation.
One of the common questions is how best to quote, be it an appellate decision or a law journal. Jack Metzler proposes a solution, In Cleaning Up Quotations, to be published in 18 J. APP. PRAC. & PROCESS.