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No you don't, just capitalize the name.


If you are asking specifically about sans, yes it must be italicized. Using sans is, well, completely stupid: the only reason to do so is to be pretentious. It is worth, absolutely, reiterating that point: there is, precisely, one reason, -- exactly, absolutely, one (1) reason -- to use "sans" in a sentence. That reason is "to be pretentious". Given ...


I'd prefer it if you did, please, for two reasons: I know the word sans in French but not in English ... italicizing it in a sentence warns me that there's something unusual about the word. Normally when I read a sentence I scan the whole sentence, but italicizing a word is a cue for me to scan/read that word individually. It's normal to use 'punctuation' ...


Ideally ,in written communication if we want to express something that needs exceptional focus or try to indicate something without additionally mentioning it ,we usually do that by making those words bold or italics so as to make them catchy. This can be said as non-verbal part of written communication because that's a visual cue. Hence, whenever we use any ...


As a matter of style, many U.S. publishers follow the general rules given by the Chicago Manual of Style, fifteenth edition (2003) at 7.51, 7.53, and 7.54 under the heading "FOREIGN WORDS": 7.51 Italics. Italics are used for isolated words and phrases in a foreign language if they are likely to be unfamiliar to readers. [Examples omitted.] ... ...


Given that "sans" apparently entered early enough and/or become so much part of the language that it is primarily pronounced /sænz/ and not /sɒ̃/, then it is not required that you italicise. On the other hand, if you do prefer the latter pronunciation (as I do) i.e. you are borrowing from modern French, where you're using phonemes that aren't really used ...


"Sans" is a common enough word in English that I would not bother with italics. But I also think in your sentence that the word "without" scans better, and I'd use that instead of "sans" for esthetics reasons.

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