101 Capitalization/Number Tips

IS   IT    OR   a?
When writing about courses, language and numbered courses should be capitalized:

The student was studying Spanish, Grammar 101 and history.

IS   IT     OR  eight OR  VIII?

When a number is the first word in a sentence, it should be spelled out:
Eighteen students went on the field trip.

Booklet #3 in the series of six gives 101 tips on capitalization and numbers and is available for $5 from the website or university and independent book stores and stationery outlets.