Test your knowledge of job title capitalisation with this quiz.
Which of the job titles are capitalised correctly? (according to The Chicago Manual of Style)
a) Speakers included the prime minister of Canada and Justin Bieber.
b) I wrote to communications officer Jane Sewell yesterday.
c) Daniel Smith, architect.
d) Please take a seat, prime minister.
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Chicago rules on capitalisation of job titles: capitalise when it comes immediately before the name, in a formal context or in direct address. Don’t capitalise if it comes after the person’s name, or if there is a the before it.
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