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A Style guide is a set of uniform stylistic rules and conventions for publications

Of which

  • 10.4. Upper and lower case
 Initial capitals ... should be used sparingly [1] a special attention to Acronyms. As general rule - do not use upper cases unless required by grammar.

See also




  1. Interinstitutional style guide, 10.4. Upper and lower case: (a) General. The basic rule is that proper nouns have an initial capital but common nouns do not. Initial capitals are often employed to excess in commercial and administrative circles, but they can be visually distracting and are often unnecessary, so should be used sparingly. When in doubt use lower case., last retrieved on 3 March 2017.
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