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I don't know of any particular connection to Indian English. The idea that lower-case "i" is somehow more humble did appear in a New York Times essay by Caroline Winter about the English first-person singular pronoun, "Me, Myself and I" (hat tip to Neil Fein for locating the article in his answer to the question "Is it alright to use lowercase 'i' or should ...


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There are no special rules for rarely used prepositions. According to the Chicago Manual of Style, all prepositions should be lowercased (except when they are stressed or occur as the first or last word). But I hardly ever see this style used. The AP style is much more common. According to the AP stylebook all prepostions containing three letters or fewer ...


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Maybe it's cheating, but I think this is another good reason to make the move to sentence-style titles - using the same capitalization rules as for normal sentences. There are respectable publications that use this style (including Washington Post and Los Angels Times) and personally I think it makes the most sense. I've also decided to adopt it in my own ...


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The general rule is that English does not capitalize random words in the middle of a sentence. That includes random words between parentheses. Set (align) the discs.


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The rule I've always followed is: When a word is used in place of a proper noun, capitalize. In this case, you are directly addressing "All," so I would capitalize: "Dear All."


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As when we write essay title we write this way like My Home, My Village. Starting a letter this way is rather informal, so there are no absolute rules. I'd favour Dear All. You might also consider things like Hello Everyone, To All Tenants, Please Note. so no problem if it starts with Dear All or Dear all.


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The Internet, like the Universe, is a single entity. Absent firewalls or other impediments one can input an IP address at any point in the Internet and communicate with that uniquely-identified endpoint. "The cloud", on the other hand, is merely a concept, where data is stored "out there" rather than local to the user. What "the cloud" consists of is left ...


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I asked this question today, Googled, and found this discussion. I decided that there is already a proper noun sufficient to represent the most common meaning when we talk about the Cloud. Clouds as we refer to them here (or "The [sic] Cloud") make no sense without the Web. In the piece I was writing when I found this discussion, I decided to say it this ...


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The Federal Government has a website entry on this topic. http://www.plainlanguage.gov/howto/quickreference/dash/dashfederal.cfm It says: This question comes up rather frequently. For some reason, many people think the word federal always warrants a capital F. Actually, you should capitalize federal only when it is part of a proper noun, that is, the ...


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1. If you search Google images for "good morning" you will discover that the following occur on greetings cards: Good Morning! good morning! GOOD MORNING! However I did not see an example of "Good morning" on a greetings card. 2. If you are writing dialog, only the first word should be capitalised, e.g. "Good morning!" said John. "Good morning, John!" ...


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Good Morning would appropriate if it where a title or together as one for something but in a general greeting, the lowercase is m is just fine.


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If not considered to be a title, the correct phrase should be "Request a quote", since 'quote' here is a common noun and shouldn't be capitalized. If you were to consider the phrase to be a title, however, "Request a Quote" is the correct way to write it. A call to action is a marketing term, not a grammatical one. And hence there is no hard and fast rule ...



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