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I have learned that 'german' as a noun, written with upper case letter whilst 'german' as an adjective should be with lower case letter. Please guide me more by posting the rules if necessary, thank you.

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closed as off topic by Neil Fein Apr 6 '13 at 15:43

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Des, welcome to Writers, but as per our FAQ this is off-topic here. I'm going to send this to our sister site, English Language and Usage. –  Neil Fein Apr 6 '13 at 15:42
    
@NeilFein: Haha, how'd that work out for you? :) –  Robusto Apr 8 '13 at 16:21
    
@Robusto - Like this, alas. –  Neil Fein Apr 8 '13 at 16:53

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As far as I know, any derivatives from specific locations will be written with the first letter in upper case. I doubled checked on some websites and they are saying the same thing:

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:Thank you! I refer to British English. –  des Apr 6 '13 at 15:04
    
I would write it as "British English" and not "british English". Also, you can google search "British English" and I'm pretty sure all the top results will have "British" capitalized :) –  Jerry Apr 6 '13 at 15:07
    
:) I would think that is another case ;) –  des Apr 6 '13 at 15:20

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