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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

QUESTION: When do you capitalize the "president" in the White House?

ANSWER: The Anarchist prefers to capitalize that President all the time, because she's referring to the office rather than the person. The status may have slipped, but the office needs to be recognized as important.


sica said...

Now I ask whether it's spelled White House or Whitehouse?

The Grammar Anarchist said...

Some write it in two words; others use just one. You choose. Note it in Your Style Manual and use it consistently.