The heartbreak of RCS (random capitalisation syndrome)
RCS causes writers to capitalize Words that they think are Important. It is related to, but not the same as, CEWIASS (Capitalize Every Word in a Sentence Syndrome), which often affects children, and it’s not to be confused with CELS (Capitalize Every Letter Syndrome), which is sometimes known by the colloquial name SHOUTING.
Recommended treatment for RCS is for the patient to undergo an intense course of study of the rules of English capitalization. The length of treatment depends on the severity of the affliction and on how responsive the patient is to treatment.
We are a few [hundred] years removed from the eighteenth century, but some writers won’t let go of one convention from that era: capitalizing Nouns and Prominent Elements