1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading eBook

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  2. What is an Italic letter?
  A form of oblique letters derived from the Italians.

  3. What is Rule 1 for the use of Capitals?
  Title pages and headings of chapters should be entirely in capitals.

  4. Give Rule 2.
  The first word of every book, tract, essay, letter, etc., should
          begin with a capital.

  5. Give Rule 3.
  The first word of every sentence should begin with a capital.

  6. Give Rule 4.
  Clauses separately numbered should begin with a capital.

  7. Give Rule 5.
  The first word after an interrogation point should usually begin
          with a capital.

  8. Give Rule 6.
  The first word of a clause, or sentence, given as an example,
          should begin with a capital.

  9. Give Rule 7.
  In quoting a title of a book, each important word of the title
          should begin with a capital.

  10. Give Rule 8.
  First word of a direct question should begin with a capital.

  11. Give Rule 9.
  The first word of a direct quotation should begin with a capital.

  12. Give Rule 10.
  All letters used as numerals should be written or printed in
          capitals.

  13. Give Rule 11.
  The pronoun I should always be a capital.

  14. Give Rule 12.
  The vocative particle O should always be a capital.

  15. Give Rule 13.
  The first word of every line of poetry should begin with a capital.

  16. Give one exception to Rule 13.
  In humorous poetry, when a word is divided at the end of a
          line, the detached syllable at the beginning of the next line
          should begin with a small letter.

  17. Give Rule 14.
  All names and titles of the Deity should begin with a capital.

  18. Give Rule 15.
  All proper names should begin with a capital.

  19. Give Rule 16.
  All words derived from proper nouns should begin with a capital.

  20. Give Rule 17.
  Titles of honor and distinction should begin with capitals.

  21. Give Rule 18.
  The words father, mother, sister, brother, aunt, etc.,
          when followed by a proper noun, should always begin with a
          capital.

  22. Give Rule 19.
  All words referring to the Bible should begin with a capital.

  23. Give Rule 20.
  All proper adjectives should begin with a capital.

  24. Give Rule 21.
  The names of famous events, historical eras, noted documents,
          etc., should begin with a capital.

  25. What establishes a rule for Capitals?
  Good usage, or custom.

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