Daily Grammar

Lesson 317

Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize the abbreviations Jr., Sr., and Esq. following names; the abbreviations A.M., P.M., B.C., and A.D.; and abbreviations of academic degrees.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. What happened in a.d. 1492?

What happened in A.D. 1492?

2. Be here promptly at 9:45 a.m.

Be here promptly at 9:45 A.M.

3. This is Kraig Jenson, m.d., my doctor.

This is Kraig Jenson, M.D., my doctor.

4. John Jones, jr. is my neighbor.

John Jones, Jr. is my neighbor.

5. At 2:00 p.m. richard wiget, sr. and c. elliott, esq. will be with us.

At 2:00 P.M. Richard Wiget, Sr. and C. Elliott, Esq. will be with us.

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