On 1/12/22 12:24 AM, nick hatch wrote:
> Regarding gratuitous capitalization: I think I have most of the easy
> cases figured out, but want to double check a few and add a few
> questions. Would really appreciate input.
> Easy one: Lowercase the civil title of /justice, /but retain when used
> as part of name, correct?
> > Who will accuse me to the Justices? -> the justices
> > ... the Justices at Truro -> justices at Truro
> > Justice Baine and another ...
As Robin noted this should remain capitalized, also because this is an
edge case where we want to make sure we don't confuse it with word
`justice` with a different meaning.
> /Kasbah/, a /Meddah/, a /Mueddin/ - I dropped the caps for all.
> Retain capitalization of alternative names of deities, correct?
> > the Gentle and Pitiful Saviour
> > please the All-pitiful
> > his Maker
> Is this personification of Destiny, which should retain uppercase? It's
> only used twice:
> > he seemed oppressed by some elusive sense of overhanging doom, by
> some subconsciousness of an evil in the womb of Destiny
> > which Destiny sent his way in the shape of
> CMS covers parliament specifically (8.65), but I'm confused by it.
> Retain capitalization in the context of the UK?
> > Sir John in his representations to Parliament
You can keep it
> a perverter of the /Scriptures - /dropped the caps here.
You can keep the caps because it is probably referring to specific
> Paradise in a straightforward religious context, lowercase?:
> > the Paradise of the Prophet
> > she shall thank me for having led her into Paradise
> > the Faithful whose pavilions wait them in Paradise
Again this is referring to a specific place so you can keep caps
> the Faithful: many, if not all, seem gratuitous, lowercase?
> > I am [...] one of the Faithful of the Prophet’s House.
> > responsibility for the lives of the Faithful
> > in the eyes of the Faithful
> > she had been paraded with naked face among the Faithful
> /True-Believer/ is frequently used (16 times), consistently capitalized
> and hyphenated. I find it distracting, but assume it should stay.
> Perhaps it's a placeholder for a specific Arabic term, or concept within
> Islam? For what its worth, Sabatini seems to use it synonymously to his
> use of /Muslimeen/
> > shall I take fifty True-Believers and make a raid upon them
> > daughters of the infidel are not for True-Believers?
I would remove caps and the dash
Remember to do these all in commits prefaced with [Editorial]