Re: usage

Subject: Re: usage
From: "Herman Holtz" <h -dot- holtz -at- worldnet -dot- att -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 19:07:16 -0400

From: "Jane Bergen" <jane -dot- bergen -at- usa -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 6:28 PM
Subject: Re: usage

> 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."
> Jane
Thank you, Jane. I did not know that anyone had documented this
principle, but I found it a simple rule to follow. - Herm

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