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Capital letters
Rosie McCrossin

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“When I first started to learn English, I didn’t understand capital letters. Someone said they were for words which were important, and so I made a list for all the people I knew in a notebook of what was important to each of them. And it said Mum: Success, Rent, Dry Cleaning Job, because they were the things Mum talked and worried about the most. For Callum, who is my best friend, it said: Girls, Cheezels and Beer, because even though Callum and I were only eleven, he was always talking about how his dad gave him beer …”