Capitalization, Grammar, Poor Editing, Titles

Capitalizing Titles Chick-Fil-A Style

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Chick-Fil-A, you’re next.

I have just a tiny bone to pick with you. First, I don’t like that you capitalized all the main words in a sentence, but I realize it is serving as a title, so I will let that slide. That being said, if you’re going to go with the rules of capitalizing a title, do it right!

The Thes in the title are articles and should not, therefore, be capitalized. Other than that, you did a good job, Chick-Fil-A!

Here are a few more tips about which words to capitalize in titles — and which ones not to:

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Also, don’t forget you have to capitalize the first word — and the first word that follows a colon!

Can you correctly capitalize the following title?

the scraggly buffalo who munched hungrily through the desert: a memoir about buff the buffalo and how he ate sand and cacti to survive

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