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Chapter 29. A Capital Affair > A Tall Order: Capitalization - Pg. 336

A Capital Affair Examples: Saran Wrap, Kellogg's Rice Krispies · Capitalize the names of organizations, institutions, businesses, and famous. Examples: The United Way, The Boy Scouts of America, Paramount Corporation, The Empire State Building Capitalize the name of courses, but not subjects. Examples: Psychology 1, psychology, Math 203, math Capitalize geographical places. 336 5. 6. Writer's Block Don't capitalize a compass point when it refers to direction. For example: The wind came from the north. · Capitalize countries, places, and sections of the country. Examples: France, Italy, Lake George, Mars · Capitalize a compass point when it identifies a specific area of the country. Example: The big ball of twine is in the West.