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  1. Norm

    Norm Contributing Member

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    A question regarding capitalization...

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Norm, Feb 9, 2010.

    The above is a sample from the early parts of one of the novels I'm currently working on. I have bolded the words that are giving me a little bit of uncertainty. I guess I just need some reassurance that it is correct to capitalize like that, so if anyone is familiar with the technical aspects, I'd appreciate some insight.
     
  2. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Days of the week are capitalized in English, so Thursday is correct. However, principal in that context is a common noun, so it should not be capitalized. If it were used with his name, it would be capitalized, though:
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    To clarify this and other questions on capitalization (if you're interested), here's an article I wrote a while back:

    Ten Rules of Capitalization for Fiction Writers

    Terry
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    yes, cog is right... as usual...
     
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    Weird question I just thought of. Are the name of board games always capitalized?
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    of course, if they're actual brand names...
     

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