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I was just wondering:Why is it that even if [I]isn't the beginning of a sentence, its capitalized? Why isn't You or My, He, She, ect? basically my question is: is there a reason behind this? thanks -MC

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    To my knowledge there isn't a "reason". But think about it... People would miss an i, whereas, I stands right up and says, "Here I am." <G>

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    Yes that does make sense. I guess not everything needs to have a reason behind it. Thanks Guru!
    -MC

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    If I find a reason, I will let you know.

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    Here is a very interesting (brief) article about when and why.

    http://alt-usage-english.org/excerpts/fxwhyisi.html

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    Thank you. That helped a lot :)
    -MC

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