Grammar 101: Basic Rules of Capitalization - Part I
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Below are some basic rules to capitalization. The first word in every sentence.The first word in a direct quotation.Every line in a poem.Each item displayed in a list or outline:
1. Quality Control.Proper Nouns:Names of people, corporations, organizations, councils, congresses and historical periods and events.:
3. Accounting; and so on.
Hillary Rodham Clinton.Names of places and geographical divisions, districts, regions, and locales:
Roman Catholic Church.
the Republican Party.
the Korean War.
Wall Street.Names of rivers, lakes, mountains, and languages:
the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Pacific Ocean.Names if nationalities, peoples and tribes, and languages:
Americans.Words that are derived from proper nouns when used in their primary senses:
European cities.Words that are derived from proper nouns when used in their primary senses:
Check back next week for more tips on proper capitalization.