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Question for the week
Is it proper to ever end a sentence in a preposition?
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Scott, whose dog is named Daisy, asks...
Do you capitilize the first word in punctuation marks?
Anne answers...
It depends. If the first word is the beginning of a sentence in quotation marks, then you capitalize it. But if it is in the middle of another sentence, there are specific rules for each instance.
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