Directions: "North," "South," "East," "West"

A "Run-On" Sentence Reading Directions: "North," "South," "East," "West" 1 minute Next Quote Marks After the Word "That"
The rule for capping north, south, east, and west is that these words are capped when they represent a "recognized" geographical region and are not capped when they simply indicate direction. ...He lives in the South. ...He lives south of the intersection of Main and Broadway. So in California, if I say I am going to "Northern California" on vacation, you would have an idea that I am going to be up around San Francisco. If I say I am going to "eastern California," you would not have a clue about where I will be as we Californians have no specific reference for that term. Happy punctuating! Margie