Real confusion?

May 28, 2010

Brazil stocks, real tumble on euro zone woes

BRAZIL/Just a grammar correction, but in this use, I believe “reel” would be correct.


Sigh.  There was no mistake. The real is Brazil’s currency. We should be aware that this has caused reader confusion in the past, as well: GBU Editor

A banner with the new Brazilian real currency notes is seen during a presentation ceremony in Brasilia February 3, 2010. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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If it is the name of the currency and you are using it as such, shouldn’t it have been capitalized?

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