Re: usage

Subject: Re: usage
From: "Jane Bergen" <jane -dot- bergen -at- usa -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 17:28:09 -0500

According to the "Writer's Guide to Style and Usage" (NY Public
Library/Harper Collins), "if the words following the colon form a complete
sentence, the first word following the colon is capitalized. If not, the
first word is lowercased."


----- Original Message -----
From: "m w" <tech_mw -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 12:37 PM
Subject: usage

> Seems to me that when an item follows a colon, the
> item that follows should be capitalized. I am seeing
> differing examples in the documents I am coming
> across. MOS doesn't really explain very well
> either...
> Any input?
> Thanks....

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