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1/22/2020 12:12:56 PM
Posted: 9/18/2009 8:15:13 AM EST
"Ranger," when used to reference an Army Ranger, is always capitalized in the same way that I would capitalize "Marine" when referring to a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Is that correct? I'm writing something for public consumption and don't want to screw this up, and I can't find another source I trust on the web.

Thanks, and sorry to interrupt GD for this.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 8:21:23 AM EST
yes
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 8:23:57 AM EST
Originally Posted By metalsaber:
yes


Link Posted: 9/18/2009 8:27:19 AM EST
"Ranger" in the context you have used is a proper name and should be capitalized.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 8:28:52 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 8:37:11 AM EST
Mister Rogers was a Ranger in Viet Nam.




Link Posted: 9/18/2009 8:44:17 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2009 8:44:57 AM EST by AzSteven]
Originally Posted By Dumpster_Baby:
Mister Rogers was a Ranger in Viet Nam.

http://gfx.filmweb.pl/ph/73/92/37392/65649.1.jpg





Look at those damn bearded dirty 60's hippies! No wonder we lost!

ETA - Is that Marty Feldman over there on the right?
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 8:53:34 AM EST
Originally Posted By AzSteven:
Originally Posted By Dumpster_Baby:
Mister Rogers was a Ranger in Viet Nam.

http://gfx.filmweb.pl/ph/73/92/37392/65649.1.jpg





Look at those damn bearded dirty 60's hippies! No wonder we lost!

ETA - Is that Marty Feldman over there on the right?


Wait.......don't tell me you haven't seen "Northwest Passage"?!?!
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 11:02:33 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2009 11:03:08 AM EST by AzSteven]
Originally Posted By Dumpster_Baby:


Wait.......don't tell me you haven't seen "Northwest Passage"?!?!


One of my favorites - just seemed an appropriate smartass comment given the comment that was posted with the photo originally.

But the guy on the right DOES look like Marty Feldman in that still.
Link Posted: 9/18/2009 5:58:23 PM EST
Awesome. Thanks folks.
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