Capitalization, Abbreviations, and Numbers
In This Chapter
- When to use capital letters
- The dangers of inconsistent capitalization
- The different types of abbreviations
- How to write numbers, dates, and times
There are many choices available to writers in terms of sentence style, grammar, word choice, and punctuation. There is one final choice too: how to write a letter.
There are two ways to write letters in English: uppercase (ABC) and lowercase (abc). Uppercase letters are also called capital letters, and when you start a word with a capital letter, you’re capitalizing it. There are many situations in English that demand capitalization, ...