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    Default Name of Seasons in Capital Letters

    Is it a mistake not to capitalise the name of the seasons?

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    Default Re: Name of Seasons in Capital Letters

    As a Brit, but not a teacher, I would reference the Oxford English Dictioary entry, which identifies summer without a capital letter, as follows:

    http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/summer

    summer

    noun the season after spring and before autumn, when the weather is warmest.
    verb spend the summer in a particular place.
    DERIVATIVES summery adjective. ORIGIN Old English.

    If it's good enough for Oxford, it's good enough for me!

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    Default Re: Name of Seasons in Capital Letters

    Most style guides will tell you to NOT capitalize.

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    not at all

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