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Reply Sun 21 Jan, 2007 12:41 pm
Is the word 'Medicare' a proper noun? Why is it always capitalized?
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CalamityJane
 
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Reply Sun 21 Jan, 2007 01:07 pm
Yes, Medicare is a noun

a government program of MEDIcal CARE for seniors over the age of 65.
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Clary
 
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Reply Thu 25 Jan, 2007 10:59 am
It's capitalised because it isn't a common noun but a name and only applies in the USA.
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Glory
 
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Reply Wed 31 Jan, 2007 12:01 pm
Depends which country you are from; Some countries have Medicare for all ages
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