Questions tagged [proper-nouns]

For questions relating to things that have a name used for an individual person, place, or organization. It is typically spelled with initial capital letters.

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"If you own" or "If you own a" when talking about a product in an ad

Let's say there is a game console called Bumby that can be used to play every single game available. "If you own Bumby, you won't need another console." "If you own a Bumby, you won't need ...
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Any/ None/ All of + Proper noun

I don't know any of Noah, Oliver, and Sophia. I know none of Noah, Oliver, and Sophia. I know all of Noah, Oliver, and Sophia. I would like to know whether the sentences above I created are correct. ...
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Articles with names of styles, art movements, and arts & crafts techniques

Would you use articles with names of different styles, movemenets, or names of particular techniques/types of something? Does it matter if I use common nouns with them (i.e. words like "style&...
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Can I use the at front of a place's or a building's name?

For example: the Zhong Nanhai. the Tiananmen Square. get to the Tiananmen Square Is it ok?
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Should I write "Notes from the Microsoft immersion session" or "Notes from Microsoft immersion session"?

Should I write "Notes from the Microsoft immersion session" or "Notes from Microsoft immersion session"? In general we always say,"Notes from the immersion session". Does having Microsoft (with ...
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Why do people call you a nickname when you introduce yourself with a proper name

As a rule, I always introduce myself using my proper first name, "Thomas". With this I expect people to refer to me and call me by that name. However, there are a significant number of people who go ...
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