What is the proper capitalization for these two sentences:


We live in the South but my Dad lives in the West.

We saw a Siberian tiger at the circus.

asked Oct 31 '12 at 03:47 beth New member

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You have capitalized both sentences properly.

link comment answered Oct 31 '12 at 03:50 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

Actually, "my dad" is not capitalized.  If you refer to your father as Dad, then it is capitalized because it's essentially his name. But, when you refer to him as "my dad", it's no different than "my brother" or "my cousin" or "my friend".


The rest is correct.

link comment answered Apr 14 '14 at 22:57 Joshua Leven New member

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