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"Your dad and Joseph are moving to a town in the Southern Hemisphere called 'Bowtown'," said Mum.

 

Is Bowtown between inverted commas?

Is Mum a capital but dad is not?

Is Soutern Hemisphere in capitals?

asked Nov 06 '12 at 00:48 Stephen Dix New member

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No. The inverted commas are called apostrophes, by the way. It is simply a proper noun.

 

No. Each would be capitalized when used as a proper noun. "...Bowtown," said Mum. Mum here is the name of your mother. Dad would be the same. If you say my mum, or my dad, it would be lower case.

 

Yes. It's a proper noun, in this case.

link comment answered Nov 06 '12 at 01:23 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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