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No. The title of a question is not like a book title, but more like a sectional heading. It should be written as a sentence and use sentence case. Title case is used in such thing as titles of books. For example: "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (Note that little words like "and", "the" aren't capitalised) Some ...


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Use of capitals in titles is much more common in the US than in Britain; I've no idea what the conventions are in other countries. In the UK, people find the typography of headlines in US newspapers (today's NYT has Now It’s Not Safe at Home Either. Wildfires Bring Ashen Air Into the House) jarring and rather antiquated (and no-one knows why "at" ...


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You are asking this on a language-related SE site, but in addition to language, this could be seen as a question about the customs on SE. (Along with such questions as "should one include 'Hello' and 'Thank you' as part of questions posted here".) From that viewpoint, the answer is easy to gather: just now, I glanced at the "Hot Network ...


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In the first case it's a part of a place name. A good example of this is "South Korea". In the second case "the south side" is not a part of the place name of "Baltimore". From editorsmanual.com: Don't capitalize names of directions like north, south, east, and west when used to refer to direction and location, but do ...


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If you're constrained to follow any specific style guide, it may have a definite position on whether to capitalise proper nouns like easyJet, eBay if they occur as the first "word" in a sentence. Probably not, though. But this is from Cambridge University Press in Interchange (a series for adult and young-adult learners of English)... The above is ...


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No, "working days" (etc) is a common phrase and does not need to be capitalized. Legal contracts are funny things and have their own rules a lot of the time. In the text you quoted, "Documentation" and "Contractor" are not usually proper nouns and would not usually be capitalized, but they are in this document because they were ...


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I think it’s up to the discretion of the asker. You can read up on different ways to use case in titles, as I believe there are a few different ways of doing this; there are probably strict guidelines you can follow in academia. For the question you have asked here, I think ordinary sentence case would be acceptable, as you’ve phrased it as a complete ...


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It is a feature of English orthography. English wasn't designed, it evolved. 1500 years ago there were no lower case letters, only capitals. Scribes developed the lowercase as a quicker forms of writing, but "important" words were still written with capitals. When English was first written these rules which had applied to Latin were adapted to ...


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When the term "district" is used as a description it is not a proper name and is not capitalized. Usages such as "the business district", "the industrial district", "the financial district", or "the historic district" are descriptions and do not get capital letters. Phrases such as "the Lake District&...


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There's no hard and fast 'rule', but professional organisations that produce literature tend to have 'style-guides' (or refer to a respected one) so as to have consistency of output among writers. Several style-guides, including The Chicago Manual of Style, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, and the MLA Handbook from the Modern ...


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It's not an adjective here, it's a noun, and it should be capitalized. Names of languages are treated like proper nouns in English.


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You may have noticed that May is the name of a month and a girl's name, but it is also a verb, a modal verb to be precise. Capitalising proper nouns avoids possible ambiguity or confusion. Compare "rolling stones" and the "Rolling Stones", the first is an activity the latter is the name of a well-known rock band. In the 17th and 18th ...


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From ESL Library: "The general rule of thumb is that if the word is (or could act as) a heading, capitalize it. If not, then don’t. (Before we look at these words in more detail, I should also mention that there is no absolute right or wrong here. The most important thing is to be consistent.)" So, if you're referring to a syllabus that is broken ...


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The truth is there are actually many different ways to write cursive letters with none really being more correct than the other. That being said, one of the most common styles used is D'Nealian cursive which is a cursive taught in elementary schools in the US when kids are first learning to write cursive letters. Here is a G: videos and worksheet Here is a ...


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There's no reason to put anyone's proper name in all caps. To do so would be to make it improper. The only thing that I've seen that gives a clear explanation is "CAPITIS DIMINUTIO". Outside of acronyms, corporations, joking around or text talk, I've seen no other valid explanation. "In Roman law, A diminishing or abridgment of personality. ...


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You should capitalise the word "God" when it is being used like the name of the supreme being. So certainly capitalise "Thank God" and "I swear to God" even if these expressions are not meant as genuine prayers or oaths. Also "Oh my God", although this is such a casual expression, you will see "Oh my god" ...


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In general, disease names are not capitalized in English - words such as diabetes, cholera or mumps are common nouns. The disease names that are capitalized are ones that are initialisms or acronyms (AIDS, COVID-19, etc.), or ones that derive their names from proper nouns, such as names or regions (Ebola, Alzheimer('s) disease).


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If you consider "Room 501" it to be the name of the room then capitalise it. If you consider the word "room" to be a common noun, and 501 to be its name then you wouldn't capitalise it. So you can express a subtle difference in meaning by the use of capital letters. If 501 means that it is the five hundredth and first room in some ...


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Yes, this is normal practice, unless, and sometimes even if, there is some other Act being referred to in the same context. For brevity, particularly where has a long name, repeated references are normally shortened as much as possible, both in writing and in speech. In very formal prose, it is normal practice to do this abbreviation only after explicitly ...


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Both are possible. In the particular case, I can find that the name of that particular building is "Pikesville Branch Library" As that is the name of the institution, it is a proper noun and is capitalised. It would be very reasonable to refer to this as "Pikesville Library" as a shortened form of the name. But you can also use the ...


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You would expect a title to be capitalised when it is unique and you are naming that unique role. In your example, you used 'district attorney' with the definite article, 'the', making it unique. There may be many district attorneys, but in any specific area there will perhaps be just one, making it unique in that context. For example: He works as a ...


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Proper nouns are capitalised, but "sky" is not a proper noun. Proper nouns name specific people, places, objects or concepts. And so for every proper noun, there should be a generic noun (or nouns) that name the type of that noun: John is a man. Paris is a city. Wednesday is a day of the week. But can you do that with sky? Sky is a ....? ...


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If the word "the" isn't part of the name of the show, it's an easy decision - keep it lower-case. If the word "the" is part of the name of the show, it's more difficult. This is a question of style, about which conventions vary and different people have different preferences. In the UK, there is a newspaper called The Times. The word &...


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When writing the name of a country or place which is prefixed with a direction, it is preferable to write the direction name together, without a hyphen followed by the proper noun. E.g: Southeast Asia or Northeast India and many more... However, when writing the direction alone in a sentence, you can use all small-caps along with a hyphen. E.g: The dead ...


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A Stack Exchange title is often written as a question, and therefore it is preferred to not use title case. Often or not, capitalisation of titles and headings is a convention rather than a set rule. For example, the APA style requires title case for all headings. However, AMS asks for sentence case headings (capitalize first word only). I actually lost ...


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Q. Hi, chief. How are you doing? -- I just talked to the chief. Should chief be capitalized In the first example I would say not necessarily. The word "chief" is often used in a slang context where the person you are referring to is not officially titled by the word Chief. Boss, chief etc. are often used as a form of respect albeit in some cases ...


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The phrase 'artificial intelligence', abbreviated as AI, is a branch of study or research. It is, therefore, a common noun. Therefore you would not usually capitalise it according to English rules. Now, if 'Artificial Intelligence' is the name of a device, software, hardware, app, website, etc. which would help people to determine symptoms of cholera and ...


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Proper nouns are capitalized; common nouns are not. The same combination of words might be a proper noun or common according to meaning. In London, Green Park is a very green park. The common noun park is used as part of the name of a particular park called "Green Park" However, I doubt that "artificial intelligence" is a proper noun. ...


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Brand names cannot be changed when cited or referred to in writing. However the brand name is written or spelled, it must stay that way even if it means starting a sentence with a lower-case letter. So, easyJet is the brand name and EasyJet, both used by the company and eBay. So, either one, I'd say. easyJet For example: easyJet is an interesting company. ...


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