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Thread: Should "styrofoam" be capitalized?

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    Absolutely Fazed
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    Should "styrofoam" be capitalized?

    I know that common usage would say otherwise, but as far as I can tell, Styrofoam is still a brand name and hasn't lost its trademark. So, should I say, "...into a polystyrene cup," or "...into a styrofoam cup," or "...into a Styrofoam cup?"
    Last edited by DeadlyAccurate; 03-13-2007 at 01:21 AM.

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