Is Good Morning Capitalized?

Saying “Good Morning” to people everyday is a great way to sound friendly and caring. When you have to write the phrase down in an emai or letter, you may wonder whether the phrase is capitalized. We’re here to help you.

Is Good Morning Capitalized?

Generally, the phrase “good morning” is not capitalized when used in a sentence.

However, the phrase is capitalized when used as a salutation at the beginning of an email or letter. Email salutations (Dear, Hi, Hello, etc.) are capitalized anyways and “good morning” is no exception. The same would apply for “good afternoon“, “good evening”, and any other salutation.

Examples of Using Good Morning

“Good Morning, Mrs. Robins!” said Jim when he arrived at work. It was indeed a good morning and Jim got to work right away by opening a new email and typing the following:

Good Morning,

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In the paragraph above, all three examples of the phrase “good morning” were used. When Jack first walks into the office, he greets his boss with a salutation so “good morning” is capitalized. In the next sentence, the phrase is used generically in a sentence so it is not capitalized. Finally, in the email, Jack once again uses “good” morning as a salutation so it is capitalized.

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