K

kickoff (n.), kick-off (adj.), kick off (v.)

  • Follow the examples:
    • The kickoff (n.) went exceptionally well.
    • Top officials were invited to the kick-off (adj.) ceremony.
    • The University kicked off (v.) the event with a speech from the minister.

king

  • Capitalize only when used before the name of royalty: King Henry. Continue in subsequent references that use the king's given name: King Henry, not Henry

know-how

  • Hyphenate.


kudos

  • Praise for an achievement. The word is singular and takes singular verbs.