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#177092 - 05/22/08 10:18 AM Capitalize?
I receive the word a day, and this week and last they have all been eponyms. When the word is demonstrated in a sentence I notice that sometimes it is capitalized and sometimes it is not. If the words originate from proper names it makes sense that you would capitalize it, but it does not seem to be consistent. Can anyone shed any light on this? Is there a standard?
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted Capitalize? tressups 05/22/08 10:18 AM Re: Capitalize? tsuwm 05/22/08 12:41 PM Re: Capitalize? tressups 05/22/08 03:32 PM Re: Capitalize? Debra Lee 10/26/09 03:21 PM Re: Capitalize? Nensi 06/08/10 03:18 AM Re: Capitalize? LukeJavan8 06/08/10 12:54 PM Re: Capitalize? Chuckledore 06/13/10 09:36 AM Re: Capitalize? zmjezhd 06/13/10 12:11 PM Re: Capitalize? Chuckledore 06/13/10 03:18 PM Re: minusculize, yasha zmjezhd 06/13/10 03:40 PM Re: minusculize, yasha Zed 06/26/10 03:24 AM Re: minusculize, yasha xjustxbellx 01/31/11 01:48 PM Re: minusculize, yasha LukeJavan8 01/31/11 04:20 PM
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