Rules of capitalization

novamind rules of capitalization

 

  • Capitalize the first word in a sentence;
  • Capitalize proper nouns and adjectives;
  • Capitalize brand names, company names, and organizational names;
  • Capitalize the names of continents, countries, nationalities and languages;
  • Capitalize the names of ethnic, tribal and religious groups;
  • Capitalize the given and family names of people;
  • Capitalize the names of the days of the week and months of the year;
  • Capitalize the names of government bodies and documents;
  • Capitalize the names of historical eras;
  • Capitalize the names of holidays;
  • Capitalize the names of specific geographic places;
  • Capitalize the names of manmade structures;
  • Capitalize the names of planets and constellations;
  • Capitalize the names of sports teams;
  • Capitalize the names of street names;
  • Capitalize the names of religions, their followers and their books;
  • Capitalize the names of special events;
  • Capitalize job titles when used as part of a name;
  • Capitalize royalty titles and honorary titles attached to a person’s name;
  • Capitalize the letters in an acronym.