Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: using caps

    • Join Date: Oct 2005
    • Posts: 1

    using caps

    I have a question about using caps,
    our son got marked wrong on a question, I taught him this and I feel I am right, but the teacher said he was wrong. It was sentances using caps, and this is the sentance:

    "Did you let the dog out?" Mother asked.

    I said mother should be in caps and she said it should not. I say that mother should not be in caps IF the sentance would have said: ... my mother.
    but because it just said mother, I think mother should be in caps. am I right

    • Join Date: Oct 2005
    • Posts: 2

    Thumbs up Re: using caps


    RULE 5: Capitalize words that show family relationship when they are used as part of a personís name or as a substitute for a personís name.

    Example 1: Today is Grandmotherís birthday.

    Example 2: Where are we going, Dad?

    Example 3: Is Uncle Gene coming with us?

Similar Threads

  1. Caps Lock
    By jack in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 23-Dec-2004, 04:19
  2. caps in between
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 19-Feb-2003, 01:27


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts