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Subject:caps after colons From:Joanne Greene <joanne -dot- greene -at- JACOBUS -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 22 May 1997 10:56:33 -0400
This is an old thread, but I found this recommendation on colons while
reading the Chicago Style Manual:
5.75 A colon is used to introduce a formal statement, an extract, or a
speech in a dialogue.
5.80 If the element introduced by a colon consists of more than one
sentence, or it is a formal statement, a quotation, or a speech in dialogue,
it should begin with a capital letter. Otherwise it may begin with a