ONTARIO-L ArchivesArchiver > ONTARIO > 1998-07 > 0901149032
Subject: Re: Use CAPS for SURNAMES
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 19:10:32 -0400
I have a problem with subject lines. My Juno server only gives a few
letters and the message must be opened to see what all it contains.
Nevertheless, I agree that SURNAMES should be capitalized, including in
Thanks for reading,
On Wed, 22 Jul 1998, Linda Witham <> wrote:
>I'm looking for information on specific names in specific locations of
>Ontario. It would help me if folks would use the Subject line to give a
>concise useful definition of their message. Here are a couple hints.
>Type the surname in all CAPS in the subject
>Type the location in the subject
>Type the dates/years in the subject
>Make it short enough to fit - Be concise
>For example, I'm looking for information on Allen's, Garrats, or Browns
>in the Picton area around 1870. Here's what Subject I would type.
>ALLEN, GARRAT, BROWN, Picton, 1870-80
>I am on a couple other lists that use this technique, and it saves time
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