Re: Can style trump grammar rules?

Subject: Re: Can style trump grammar rules?
From: Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:08:45 -0700

I decided to go conventional and display proper capitalization.

Thanks again to all of you. Your opinions were appreciated.

On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com> wrote:

> Good day all,
> This seems like a noob question but I have honestly never faced this
> 'dilemma' until now.
> I am using a intro splash where I include bulleted highlights of the
> chapter's content. The text style is entirely lower case. This looked great
> until I arrived at a chapter where the bulleted text includes proper nouns
> and names.
> Is it acceptable to maintain consistency of style, while breaking English
> grammar rules?
> Thanks,
> --
> *Shawn Connelly*
> Technical writer
> <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>

*Shawn Connelly*
Technical writer
shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com
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