Capitalizing Words in Titles

Capitalizing Words in Titles

Elsewhere on this site we have addressed two other issues involving capitalization: knowing when to capitalize people’s positions and job titles and recognizing when a noun is common, not proper, and therefore should not be capitalized. This article focuses on knowing...
Capitalizing Positions and People’s Titles

Capitalizing Positions and People’s Titles

In another article, we address the challenge of knowing when words need to be capitalized in sentences because they are proper and not common nouns. This article focuses on the more narrow question of when to capitalize positions and people’s titles. Test What You...
Titles of Works: Italics or Quotation Marks?

Titles of Works: Italics or Quotation Marks?

When we refer to the title of a work, how do we know whether to use italics or quotation marks? Italics for Works That Stand Alone With some exceptions, most style books tell us to use italics when we write the title of a work that stands alone as a single entity....