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Often I find myself explaining things where person A says something, and person B says something, or sentence A or sentence B is more correct. I’m used to seeing “Professor Bob” where words like “professor” is capitalized before a proper noun like “Bob”. Does that same rule apply here, or would it be too weird to capitalize words such as “person” and “sentence”? I’m not even sure if letters like “A” and “B” count as proper nouns.

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    You don't capitalize "person B" or "sentence A." You would probably capitalize "Person Bob" and "Professor A." That seems inconsistent, doesn't it? Who said language needs to be consistent. – Peter Shor May 12 at 19:23

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