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  1. Anonymous
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    proper nouns

    Is a year a proper noun ? (1968)

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    When it is written out the year is often capitalized.

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    For some more views on this subject, go here:
    http://forums.about.com/n/mb/message...ry&msg=15259.1

    My apologies for getting it wrong the first time.

    I'll try to do better next time.

    :)

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    Many capitalise decades- the Seventies, but others don't. It's an unclear area. I wouldn't capitalise generally.

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    #5
    The consensus is (and I agree) that we don't capitalize years.

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