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skelly
02-08-2007, 01:54 PM
I know, dumb question. But my trusty old Prentice Hall Handbook for Writers isn't making itself clear to me at the moment.

Far away, the clock in the tower above city hall played Westminster chimes, and then it struck three.

Should "chimes" be capitalized?

Sandi LeFaucheur
02-08-2007, 02:50 PM
Yes. It's the name of a piece of music. (short, admittedly, but music nonetheless)

skelly
02-08-2007, 03:58 PM
I suspected as much. Thank you.