🔤 Grammar Tip: Do I Capitalize or Not Capitalize?

When To Capitalize and When Not to Capitalize

  1. Capitalize ‘I’
  2. Capitalize nations, national nouns and adjectives – French, Russian, English, Italy, Canadian, etc.
  3. Capitalize the first letter of the first word in a new sentence or question
  4. Do NOT capitalize common nouns, nouns are only capitalized if they are the name of something
  5. Capitalize proper names of people, institutions, festivals, etc.
An example: I go to university. (common noun -> university)

I go to the University of Texas. (noun used as proper name)


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