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I worked for years at two technology periodicals—one dedicated to PCs and the other to Apple products. For the longest time, the two periodicals had different styles for handling "iWhatever" product names, as well as product names with such intendedly eye-catching typographical treatments as "alllowercase" or "ALLCAPS" or "InterCapPing" or "hOWABOUTHIS" or ...


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Yes, you should capitalize Global Liveability Rating, as it is a title for something. If the name is turned into an acronym (GLR), then you should definitely capitalize each initial letter of each word of the acronym. Yes, liveability actually a word. It is the British spelling of the American Livability.


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'an' should be lower-case. Generally speaking, articles (a, an, and the) are not capitalized in titles.


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According to The Chicago Manual of Style (13.41), Thought, imagined dialogue, and other interior discourse may be enclosed in quotation marks or not, according to the context or the writer’s preference. (How unprescriptivist, especially for CMOS!) Here, dropping the quotes signals that it's an example of 'thought / imagined dialogue / other ...


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It's similar to a direct quote: She said, "Does anyone support this legislation?" But they're not quoting a person directly--they're just stating the question verbatim. Perhaps reading a card or off a monitor. Below that is an example of an indirect question. The question was whether anyone supported the legislation. That could be a summary of ...


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No. Indeed even if Lewis had capitalised it, many styles would have you recast it to lower-case though this is something style-guides differ on, but there's certainly no reason whatsoever to turn a lower-case letter in the source that is not at the start of your sentence to upper-case. Another question is whether state should be lower-cased, as it's not as ...


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Below user Robusto's foregoing answer, user Clément requests sources which I provide here: I searched this on Google which effected http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=668467&page=2 which then recommended http://www.sussex.ac.uk/informatics/punctuation/capsandabbr/caps: (c) The names of languages are always written with a capital ...



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