Archive for Capitalization


An Ars Technica article from 2014 explains that the word “xenomorph” in Aliens is a generic term and not a specific name for that specific species. Commenters point out that the exhaustively argued conclusion that the article comes to is exactly what they had assumed to be true from watching the movie. Nonetheless, I admire […]


I recently saw some text written in normal capitalization, and then the same text written with a random-looking mix of uppercase and lowercase letters. I had no idea what to make of that. Internet to the rescue! The idea turns out to be from a SpongeBob SquarePants meme; apparently the random-case response is meant to […]