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Proper nouns are words that name a specific person, place, thing or idea. Proper nouns are capitalized so the reader can tell them apart from common nouns.

Common nouns do not name a specific person, place, thing or idea. Common nouns are not capitalized unless they are at the beginning of a sentence or part of a title.

George Washington animation

White House image

Constitution Image

Proper – George Washington

Common – man

Proper – White House

Common – building

Proper – United States Constitution

Common – document

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