Re: Can style trump grammar rules?

Subject: Re: Can style trump grammar rules?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:47:48 -0700

ALL CAPS would also reflect poorly on the author/organization, as in, "WHO
ARE THESE IMBECILES?" ;<)

>Chris (Asking that my editorial comment be taken with a grain of salt.)



On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 2:16 AM, Debbie Hemstreet <
D_Hemstreet -at- rambam -dot- health -dot- gov -dot- il> wrote:

> Depending on how much text there is, all upper case is VERY difficult to
> read.
>
>
> Deborah
>
> -----Original Message-----
>
>
> 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!
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Can style trump grammar rules?: From: Shawn
Re: Can style trump grammar rules?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Can style trump grammar rules?: From: Shawn
RE: Can style trump grammar rules?: From: Debbie Hemstreet

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