RE: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style

Subject: RE: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 17:26:08 -0400



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> Regarding Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic Ocean is a specific ocean, the same
> (it seems) as the Minimize button is a specific button. "Atlantic" and
> "Minimize" each modify nouns.
>
> If we presume that Atlantic is a proper noun, then why isn't
> "Minimize" in this usage?
>

I think everyone's saying that it is, aren't they?

> Sorry to add more fuel to the fire.

Nothing we can't take care of. ; )

Atlantic is actually an adjective, but the noun "unit" of the geographical
name is Atlantic Ocean.


Bonnie Granat
http://www.GranatEdit.com


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References:
Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style: From: Rob Hudson
RE: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style: From: sbuckley
Re: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style: From: Kevin Amery
Re: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style: From: Rob Hudson

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