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Habberdash

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January 4, 2011

Total number of comments

1

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Capitalizing After the Colon

  • January 4, 2011, 7:59am

Jack nailed it: Strunk and White tells us that if a period is sufficient, we must use one; other than that, Nancy's post was the gem: Only capitalize if a complete sentence, formal name, quote, or extract follows the colon; the Chicago Manual of Style is where it's at; but really, people, embrace the period: Isn't this ridiculous?