- n. Plural form of majuscule.
“Le mot anglais wasp signifie guêpe mais, quand il est écrit en majuscules, il est un acronyme : White Anglo-Saxon Protestant WASP.”
“Reviewing a tract he wrote that was available online until yesterday, we noticed that he tends to spell the word JEW in majuscules and use it as an adjective as well as a noun, a practice straight out of the Anti-Semitic Manual of Style.”
“A Web site called EarthHour. org, apparently unconcerned about the carbon footprint of majuscules, urges global warmists to "VOTE EARTH BY SWITCHING OFF YOUR LIGHTS FOR ONE HOUR" starting at 8: 30 p.m. tomorrow.”
“Example sentence:My sister uses elaborate majuscules that dwarf the other letters.”
“Its brevity equalled its mystery; it consisted but of five words, the first and last in imposing majuscules.”
“Book and chapter headings printed wholly in majuscules.”
“Sentences begin with majuscules and are separated by points”
“That original might have had one full line, or two lines, of majuscules, perhaps, following pretty closely the lines in _Π_, which has the same amount of text, plus the first three letters of SPURINNAM, in the first two lines.”
“Now, granted for a moment that the last of our stemmata is correct, _X_, from which _Π_ and _B_ descend, being earlier than _Π_, must have been a manuscript in majuscules, written in Italy, since that is unquestionably the provenience of _Π_.”
“In the section included in _Π_, apart from the general tightness of the writing, which led to the later insertion of strokes between many of the words,  we note these special indications of a parent manuscript in majuscules.”
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from Ivan Illich's In the Vineyard of the Text - a commentary on the transition from a oral tradition to a text tradition of reading in the 12th century, and varied other discourses of Illich on a...
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