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#213421 - 12/03/13 11:42 AM Should 'sincerely' be in capital? ...
Lionel Koh Offline
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Registered: 09/24/12
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When closing a letter with the following, should 'sincerely' be in capital? And should there be a comma after 'sincerely'? Thanks.

Yours Sincerely/sincerely,

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#213422 - 12/03/13 11:45 AM Re: Should 'sincerely' be in capital? ... [Re: Lionel Koh]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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I learned 'yes' to both your questions.
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#213424 - 12/03/13 02:49 PM Re: Should 'sincerely' be in capital? ... [Re: Lionel Koh]
tsuwm Offline
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Sincerely yours,

or

Yours sincerely,

only the first word in a closing should be capitalized, as it is really a phrase which is part of a sentence.

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