D50
Lv 6
D50 asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 6 months ago

Why is it that short proper nouns are so often written in all-caps?

Update:

I see this all the time. Examples: FOX News, TREK bikes, MAC computers, etc. Do people think these short words are initialisms?

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  • Joe
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Your examples are all business trademarks.

    Corporations will develop a "branding" style, and use it. The general public tends to pick it up by imitation.

  • 6 months ago

    FREE WILL...ppl do what they wish

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