RE: Can style trump grammar rules?

Subject: RE: Can style trump grammar rules?
From: Debbie Hemstreet <D_Hemstreet -at- rambam -dot- health -dot- gov -dot- il>
To: "'shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com'" <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:16:12 +0000

Depending on how much text there is, all upper case is VERY difficult to read.


Deborah

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BTW, what are your thoughts about all UPPERCASE text? I don't believe there are issues doing it that way.




On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 11:01 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:

> I can't think of any context where it would be OK not to capitalize a
> proper noun. It looks illiterate.
>
> That's a typographical convention, not grammar.
>


Thank you all!
--
*Shawn Connelly*
Technical writer
<shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>

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