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Friday, January 8, 2010

Criminal Sentence 322: Proper nouns

From a Web site:

"However, with the dawn of the internet, that information is now readily available."

The phrase "the Internet" is usually capitalized.


Bill said...

I have decided that internet does not need to be capitalized. I do not write, "I answered the Telephone."

The Sentence Sleuth said...

True, Bill. What are your feelings about "the Web" vs. "the web"?

Bill said...

I use web and website. If you go to the trouble of writing "World Wide Web," then I don't object to the capitalization of it.

The Sentence Sleuth said...

Bill, I agree that World Wide Web is correct. Web/web and Website/website/Web site/web site are mostly style choices. I recommend just sticking with one way.