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INTERNET: how to spell it now in 2011, with lowercase ‘i” or uppercase “I”—and why one or the other?
Posted: 25 July 2011 06:23 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Your POV?

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Posted: 25 July 2011 06:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I suppose I should find that an intriguing question. But I don’t.

By the way, I don’t have a Pouf Orange Valet.

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Posted: 25 July 2011 08:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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If writing about it academically I would capitalize it.  “The Internet was invented by the Italians Marco Internero and Paulo Compeneti in 1658 for exhibition at the Constantinople Worlds Fair.”

If writing casually I would not capitalize it.  “My internet is down, time to find those dusty old magazines and do this old school.” 

It makes no difference if I were using the article ‘the’ to preface it.  Academically Yes, casually No.

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Posted: 25 July 2011 09:07 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Heartily agree Chary. 

And what does POV mean?  (does it really mean what Peter says?)

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Posted: 25 July 2011 09:16 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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hulitoons - 25 July 2011 01:07 PM

Heartily agree Chary. 

And what does POV mean?  (does it really mean what Peter says?)

Sorry. I was being sarcastic.

As for the “I”/“i” thing I’ll also go with what Chary said.

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Posted: 25 July 2011 09:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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hulitoons - 25 July 2011 01:07 PM

Heartily agree Chary. 

And what does POV mean?  (does it really mean what Peter says?)

Point of view.

And I don’t have one.  I guess that I usually use lower case for it, but don’t really think about it one way or the other.

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Posted: 25 July 2011 09:37 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I’ll have to stop answering these internet related questions while I’m racking my brains out developing a web site. I think I’ve lost 5 or 6 hours sleep just trying to get a menu to line up properly in Internet Explorer.

And I’ve finally done it.  gulp

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Posted: 26 July 2011 10:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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I’M GOING TO START SIMPLIFYING ONLINE GRAMMAR BY WRITING EVERYTHING IN ALL CAPS.  THIS WAY, THIS SORT OF QUESTION WON’T MATTER.

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Posted: 27 July 2011 08:24 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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And everyone will complain that you’re shouting at them, Acci.

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Posted: 27 July 2011 03:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Yes but everyone will also realize that everything Accipiter has to say is VERY IMPORTANT and A MUST READ!

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