Rules of capitalization

 

 

 

 

Rules of Capitalization:  Cc

Overview: the Rules of Capitalization

  • Capitalize the first word in a sentence
  • Capitalize proper nouns and adjectives
  • Capitalize brand names, company names, and organizational names
  • Capitalize the names of continents, countries, nationalities and languages
  • Capitalize the names of ethnic, tribal and religious groups
  • Capitalize the given and family names of people
  • Capitalize the names of the days of the week and months of the year
  • Capitalize the names of government bodies and documents
  • Capitalize the names of historical eras
  • Capitalize the names of holidays
  • Capitalize the names of specific geographic places
  • Capitalize the names of manmade structures
  • Capitalize the names of planets and constellations
  • Capitalize the names of sports teams
  • Capitalize the names of street names
  • Capitalize the names of religions, their followers and their books
  • Capitalize the names of special events
  • Capitalize job titles when used as part of a name
  • Capitalize royalty titles and honorary titles attached to a person’s name
  • Capitalize the letters in an acronym