No Capital Letters in Canadian's Last Name

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Feb 3 01:52:20 UTC 2005

There is e. e. cummings and bell hooks, who go one step farther.


Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM> wrote:
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One more item to remember when spelling people's names...BB

> -----Original Message-----

> Globe and Mail, Canada, February 2, 2005
> /20050202/COLUMBUS02/TPNational/TopStories
> The Knights and the lesbians: Exhibit A in same-sex uproar By

> Ms. findlay, who does not use capital letters in the spelling
> of her name, said the religious freedom of the Roman Catholic
> Church to refuse to marry same-sex couples could not be
> equated to religious freedom for a lay organization of
> Catholics to refuse to rent premises for the celebration of a
> same-sex marriage
> -- not if the premises were generally offered to the public.

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