Don’t capitalize Random Crap

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Even if you feel a need to make your favorite magic words more important, don’t capitalize them in running text. It makes prose look uneven — and makes you look like an eighteenth-century pamphleteer. Do you write to impress? I edit a lot of prose intended for that purpose — including “thought leadership” blogs, business … Continued

In praise of sentence case for headlines

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Mother Jones is posing the ultimate question for a publication: What words should you capitalize in a headline? I certainly know where I stand. There are four methods to decide which words get capitalized in headings: Sentence case: Capitalize only the first word, like a sentence. This is now the standard at the Washington Post, … Continued