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  1. Anonymous
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    underline?

    what do you do with car brand names?
    ex: ford mustang
    would you underline or put quotation marks?

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    First of all, as ford and mustang are propper nouns, they should be capitalised.

    Ex: Ford Mustang

    Personally, I wouldn't underline it, but sometimes I might consider putting it in inverted commas... 'Ford Mustang'.

    Normally though, capitalising the first letters would be enough to tell the reader that Ford Mustang is a brand name.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    There's no need to anything with names of cars. Titles of books and films, etc, are usually either underlined or italicised.

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