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Subject:Re: Using capital letters From:"Huber, Mike" <mrhuber -at- SOFTWARE -dot- ROCKWELL -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 8 Aug 1997 16:18:41 -0500
Have them read Ben Franklin's autobiography. That'll cure them of caps!
mike -dot- huber -at- software -dot- rockwell -dot- com
>From: Sella Rush [SMTP:SellaR -at- APPTECHSYS -dot- COM]
>Sent: Friday, August 08, 1997 3:58 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Re: Using capital letters
>I'd take a bet this new writer has been under the thumb of engineering
>types--probably her whole career so far. I've worked in both the
>environmental engineering field and in software development, and I'd
>occasionally get SMEs capitalizing for emphasis--in fact have heard the
>phase "key word" used in this context. When I was first writing--before
>getting any training and with little experience--I might have gone along
>with this if I hadn't had a boss who'd actually heard of a style guide.
>The engineers who did this could be extremely adamant about their caps!