Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Fri Aug 9 15:37:49 UTC 2013

On Aug 9, 2013, at 8:11 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:

>> As for "unicase", I like it, but we have to add the modifiers "minuscule
>> unicase" and "majuscule unicase" to distinguish between what's been
>> called zwicky case
> formerly known as archy/cummings case?
> LH
>> AND SHOUTING, both of which are "unicases."

my use of all-lowercase in e-mail is something i picked up from ellen prince, who used it as a time-saving device.  of course, it wasn't original with either of us.  and there are plenty of other people on the net who use it.


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