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Capital letters or small letter

Post by subhayu » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:04 am

Whether the following words should always start with capital letter or these words may start with small letters also:

1. Government (Govt. or govt.)
2. Monday (or any day in a week)
3. January (or any month)
4. any political ideology (Socialism or socialism etc.)
5. Name of a country
6. Name of a mountain or river or sea or desert or forest etc.
7. Nationality of a person (e.g. American or american etc.)
8. Name of animals (Tiger or tiger etc.)
9. Rank of a person (Minister or minister, President or president, King or king, Captain or captain, Officer or officer etc.)
10. Army or army, Police or police etc.
11. Religion (Christianity or christianity etc.)

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Re: Capital letters or small letter

Post by Joe » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:14 am

subhayu wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:04 am
Whether the following words should always start with capital letter or these words may start with small letters also:

1. Government (Govt. or govt.)
2. Monday (or any day in a week)
3. January (or any month)
4. any political ideology (Socialism or socialism etc.)
5. Name of a country
6. Name of a mountain or river or sea or desert or forest etc.
7. Nationality of a person (e.g. American or american etc.)
8. Name of animals (Tiger or tiger etc.)
9. Rank of a person (Minister or minister, President or president, King or king, Captain or captain, Officer or officer etc.)
10. Army or army, Police or police etc.
11. Religion (Christianity or christianity etc.)
Generally only names are capitalized, so:

1. government
2. Monday
3. January
4. socialism but Socialist Party
5. Thailand
6. Mount Everest, River Thames/the Thames, Mediterranean Sea, Sahara Desert, Amazon Forest
7. American
8. tiger
9. president but President Trump
10. police but Royal Thai Police
11. Christianity, Christian

See this page about capital letters
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Re: Capital letters or small letter

Post by jiyakhattak » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:27 am

subhayu wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:04 am
Whether the following words should always start with capital letter or these words may start with small letters also:

1. Government (Govt. or govt.)
2. Monday (or any day in a week)
3. January (or any month)
4. any political ideology (Socialism or socialism etc.)
5. Name of a country
6. Name of a mountain or river or sea or desert or forest etc.
7. Nationality of a person (e.g. American or american etc.)
8. Name of animals (Tiger or tiger etc.)
9. Rank of a person (Minister or minister, President or president, King or king, Captain or captain, Officer or officer etc.)
10. Army or army, Police or police etc.
11. Religion (Christianity or christianity etc.)
NAME ALWAYS START WITH CAPITAL LETTERS

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Re: Capital letters or small letter

Post by jiyakhattak » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:28 am

Joe wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:14 am
subhayu wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:04 am
Whether the following words should always start with capital letter or these words may start with small letters also:

1. Government (Govt. or govt.)
2. Monday (or any day in a week)
3. January (or any month)
4. any political ideology (Socialism or socialism etc.)
5. Name of a country
6. Name of a mountain or river or sea or desert or forest etc.
7. Nationality of a person (e.g. American or american etc.)
8. Name of animals (Tiger or tiger etc.)
9. Rank of a person (Minister or minister, President or president, King or king, Captain or captain, Officer or officer etc.)
10. Army or army, Police or police etc.
11. Religion (Christianity or christianity etc.)
Generally only names are capitalized, so:

1. government
2. Monday
3. January
4. socialism but Socialist Party
5. Thailand
6. Mount Everest, River Thames/the Thames, Mediterranean Sea, Sahara Desert, Amazon Forest
7. American
8. tiger
9. president but President Trump
10. police but Royal Thai Police
11. Christianity, Christian

See this page about capital letters
YES

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Re: Capital letters or small letter

Post by subhayu » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:36 pm

Joe wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:14 am
subhayu wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:04 am
Whether the following words should always start with capital letter or these words may start with small letters also:

1. Government (Govt. or govt.)
2. Monday (or any day in a week)
3. January (or any month)
4. any political ideology (Socialism or socialism etc.)
5. Name of a country
6. Name of a mountain or river or sea or desert or forest etc.
7. Nationality of a person (e.g. American or american etc.)
8. Name of animals (Tiger or tiger etc.)
9. Rank of a person (Minister or minister, President or president, King or king, Captain or captain, Officer or officer etc.)
10. Army or army, Police or police etc.
11. Religion (Christianity or christianity etc.)
Generally only names are capitalized, so:

1. government
2. Monday
3. January
4. socialism but Socialist Party
5. Thailand
6. Mount Everest, River Thames/the Thames, Mediterranean Sea, Sahara Desert, Amazon Forest
7. American
8. tiger
9. president but President Trump
10. police but Royal Thai Police
11. Christianity, Christian

See this page about capital letters
Thanx Joe.

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