Mercury rules expression and communication. It tells us how we process information, how we think, and how we learn. It governs the way you prefer to communicate and whether you prefer small or big groups of people. If Capricorn is your Mercury sign, that means Mercury was traveling through Capricorn when you were born.
If you are unsure of what your Mercury sign is, calculate your birth chart to determine it.
Capricorn Mercury natives attempt to understand the world by putting all things into their own compartments. They can be slow and methodical, and enjoy the organization and structure in their lives. They are resourceful, but may get easily overwhelmed if they receive too much information at once. They must break information down into manageable bits before it is useful.
This sign is mentally active and very productive, preferring tasks that end with tangible results. They may be authoritative and don't enjoy surprises. Capricorn Mercury individuals do not like people that don't keep promises. They may seem strict and judgmental, short on patience with people that don't understand things that are obvious to them.
Capricorn Mercury is not frivolous and don't appreciate it in others, either. They are practical in all their ways. They can be skeptical when confronted with new things. They may seem more conservative than they truly are. They hate wasting time - planning is important to them. They will take as much time as they need to ensure that their plans are foolproof.
Mercury in Capricorn natives choose their words carefully. They don't want to seem foolish, so they may be a little stiff. The ones that seem very natural when public speaking have probably worried themselves sick over how they come off.
These people are clear thinkers, though they may seem narrow-minded or rigid. They are very cautious when it comes to commiting to things. They typically don't have much to regret. Though they don't learn very fast, the knowledge they retain is kept with them for a long time. This sign may often feel a need to prove themselves.
Capricorn Mercury individuals may seem sulky or moody and it may take some work to get them to show enthusiasm. They are earnest and can concentrate easily, which makes them appear quite serious. They are responsible and reliable, and if in a bad situation, they may seem pessimistic.
Mercury in Capricorn individuals are people that you can trust to stand by their beliefs. They typically become experts in their work because they are dedicated in learning all that they can about it. They have self-control and may have a hard time mingling with others.
Capricorn Mercury enjoys traditions and history. They can connect the old with the new and turn it into something useful and practical. They strive to leave behind a legacy. This sign can be great administrators and engineers and may excel at practical and detail-oriented things.