February 4th, 2013

jin YG

Answer: Why do we capitalize "I" in English?

Have you ever wondered why we capitalize “I” I’ll be honest and say I haven’t. At least not during the last … 10 years. It’s become such a habit to write "I" without giving it a second thought. Yes, it does seem wrong when I don’t see "I" capitalized, but I never stop to think about the reason why not capitalizing it is actually considered wrong.

So here's an explanation on why we capitalize "I" in English!

Examples from Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales nd J.K. Rowling's  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

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