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    to not or not to

    Itís common practice among my friends to not use capital letters in e-mail.

    Shouldn't we say "Itís common practice among my friends not to use capital letters in e-mail"?

    Thanks!



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    Re: to not or not to

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    Shouldn't we say "It’s common practice among my friends not to use capital letters in e-mail"?
    It's common practice to put 'not' before 'to'.

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    Re: to not or not to

    If your statement is true, then I would like you to ask all your friends (on our behalf) to start using correct capitalisation in emails and text messages immediately. If they don't, they are contributing to the destruction of the written language that we strive to preserve!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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