Which Words Should You Capitalize In A Title?Titles can stump readers and writers across the board due to title case—conventions of which words in a sentence start with capital letters. Have no fear: We'll walk you through the steps, one at a time, using some of our favorite ridiculous movie titles as examples.
We Can Thank Alexander Hamilton For Giving Us These WordsSince Lin Manuel Miranda turned Hamilton from a mysterious face on our $10 bill to a household name, the impact this "bastard orphan" had on our modern lives has become increasingly apparent. Case in point: Many of the words and phrases used on a daily basis in America are thought to have originated with everyone's favorite "ten dollar founding father."
Definition for bastard-title (2 of 2)
Also called bastard title. the first printed page of certain books, appearing after the end papers and before the title page and containing only the title of the book.
the title of any subdivision of a book when printed on a full page by itself.
Origin of half title
First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for bastard-title
another name for half-title
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