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    Proper Nouns

    According to rules of English grammar, proper nouns should be written with the first letter in upper case. An example is: the Coca Cola Company.

    If I choose to refer to the Coca Cola Company in a sentence simply as "the Company", should the letter "C" be upper or lower case?

    Any reference to grammar guidelines would be very much appreciated.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Proper Nouns

    In contracts it is common to use a capital letter when the common noun is used as a replacement for a proper noun. "On the first of each month Tenant will pay to Landlord..." In prose writing this is not the case. "Coca Cola made a mistake when the company decided to change its formula."

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