This post is part of the Canadian Style series.

4.17 Time references and historical periods and events

Do not capitalize the names of the seasonsm centuries or decades nless they are personifed or are part of special names.

  • winter
  • the thirties
  • Old Man Winter
  • Dirty Thirties

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