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Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN

From:Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>
Date:Friday, October 17, 2003, 16:09
>Nevertheless, it is the derivation that's important. Most adjectives >derived from proper nouns are capitalised (though not all---but nor are >all nouns derived from proper nouns capitalised (e.g. china)). (I would >prefer to spell 'asian' with a lc. a in this context, but I normally do it >in caps anyway.)
You'd have precidence from Gertrude Stein's writing - e.g. she used "american" as the adjective form. And I doubt she's the only one. In my private correspondence to friends, I do likewise. _________________________________________________________________ Enjoy MSN 8 patented spam control and more with MSN 8 Dial-up Internet Service. Try it FREE for one month!