Writing Well: Tips to help you to improve your writing
Why do People keep Overcapitalising words that Don’t require capital Lettters?
As the first sentence demonstrates, it’s hard to read text when random words are capitalised. Why then do so many people use capital letters incorrectly?
Often people will use a capital letter for a word to signify its importance. In business writing people will refer to their ‘Clients’ or to ‘Employees’ as they are important to the bushiness. However, neither word warrants a capital letter unless it starts the sentence.
What then are the rules for using capital letters?