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  2. Well it says internet here in our style guide, under I.
    theguardian.com/guardian-obser… twitter.com/Neelam2204/sta…

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    Guardian style guide

  3. @guardianstyle On what basis have you decided upon "internet" rather than treating it as a proper noun?

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    maltjerry

    Jerry Bartlett

  4. A proper noun like "Television" would that be? twitter.com/maltjerry/stat…

    Jerry Bartlett @guardianstyle On what basis have you decided upon "internet" rather than treating it as a proper noun?

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  5. maltjerry

    Jerry Bartlett

  6. When the wireless and television were invented, they took a capital letter, like most new-fangled inventions ... twitter.com/maltjerry/stat…

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    Guardian style guide

    Same with E-mail, the Internet, etc. We decided to save everyone some time and went for email and the internet. twitter.com/maltjerry/stat…

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  7. We will lowercase internet effective June 1, when the 2016 Stylebook launches.
    #ACES2016 pic.twitter.com/vv53323GL6

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    APStylebook

  8. *celebratory gunfire*

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    We will lowercase internet effective June 1, when the 2016 Stylebook launches.
    #ACES2016 pic.twitter.com/vv53323GL6

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    tomgara

    Tom Gara

  9. Took em long enough. Welcome to... 1997? twitter.com/APStylebook/st…

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    We will lowercase internet effective June 1, when the 2016 Stylebook launches.
    #ACES2016 pic.twitter.com/vv53323GL6

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    David Chartier

  10. AP finally catches up with @guardianstyle. We've been lowercasing internet since 1999. twitter.com/jackschofield/…

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    Ubiquity trumps correctness MT @APStylebook We will lowercase internet from June 1, when the 2016 Stylebook launches pic.twitter.com/0BNlBfW0xY

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  11. Re lowercasing of “Internet”… remember when it also often didn’t have the definite article? eg from NY Times, 1994: pic.twitter.com/XFp9l7HWic

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    Phil Gyford