To Cap or Not to Cap “Social Security”

Margie Wakeman Wells General Leave a Comment

Generally speaking, unless you add the word “administration,” “social security” does not need to be capped. …He is not old enough for social security. …I will use my social security for that. A reporter just presented this context, where I think it should be capped as it is talking about the entity. …Did you speak with Social Security about that …

The Quotation Mark and Caps

Margie Wakeman Wells The Quotation Mark, Uncategorized 4 Comments

The rule is that the first word of a quote is capped if it begins a grammatically complete thought or anything that stands for a complete thought. Otherwise, it is lowercase. …Q  Where were you all headed that morning? …A  We were headed to work. …Q  When you say, “We were headed to work,” do you mean to your regular …