The Subject Is the Subject

Friend of the blog Kasey recently asked, “How are we supposed to use capitalization in the subject line of an e-mail?” There isn’t a single rule governing subject lines, but there are two commonly accepted ways to capitalize titles (of anything—e-mails, books, memos), and each have their own rules. Sentence-style capitalization, which seems to be … Continue reading

The Definition of Is

Is is a verb. I mention this simple fact not to offer a point of departure for a conversation about the nature of being and verbs, but only to make this reminder: When is is mentioned in a composition title (the names of books, movies, albums, etc.), it must be capitalized. Ex. The Heart Is … Continue reading