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A Tallahassee caller wonders about the name for terms that are capitalized in the middle, like MasterCard and FedEx. Grant explains that they’re commonly called CamelCase, not to be confused with Studly Caps. This is part of a complete episode.


i18n n. internationalization. Editorial Note: This term is usually used in the localization of software, in which all text is translated into other foreign languages. It is sometimes written as il8n, where the second letter is a lower-case L, rather...

dirty dirty

dirty dirty n. the southern United States; the South. Also durrty durrty. Editorial Note: Usually used with the definite article: the dirty dirty. Capitalization is inconsistent. Etymological Note: From “Dirty Dirty South,” heavily...

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