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The L is capitalized because it is the proper form of the abbreviation for LITER.

Primary units in the metric system are capitalized... such as M for Meter, L for Liter.

It also helps avoid confusion with "I" [as in ignorant] when some fonts such as arial make it difficult to tell what's what.

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