Questions tagged with proper

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Proper name or common noun
The name of the club is the Cliff Climbing Club. The club has 10 members. The second instance of “club” ...
nouns proper common Name 0 votes, asked Nov 15 by Osraed
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Proper use of commas
A client sent me the following copy to be used in a brochure: "All sponsorships are exclusive, unless otherwise stated ...
proper use of commas 0 votes, asked Sep 18 by Jake
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Rosie could just about hear her mum sigh behind the kitchen door.
Is this usage of mum a proper noun and needs capitalisation or common noun and correct as is?
capitalisation proper common nouns 0 votes, asked Nov 17 '13 by carol powney
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Proper usage of "Can be said to be"
When is the proper time, if any, to use the phrase "Can be said to be"? My wife and I ...
proper grammar correct can said 0 votes, asked Oct 31 '12 by Minsoo
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Capitalizing Units of Time
I am a teacher and we have just completed reports and have undertaken a gruelling proofreading session. A lot of ...
capitalization nouns proper reports 0 votes, asked Jun 27 '12 by lucysoup
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