[LMB] another hyphenation dilemma
M. Haller Yamada
thefabmadamem at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 28 02:38:04 BST 2015
Grammar Girl seems to say that compound adjectives don't need a hyphen when they
come after the noun. "Santa's vest is fire proof," she says on the first page of
this four-page missive.
In general, it seems to me that UK usage tends to go with more punctuation rather
I'm not arguing with John's explanation. Just wringing my hands in despair that the
experts don't seem to agree.
Micki P.S. wouldn't gray make a great conjunction? Signifying all the sets between
a range. An alternate to "between". "Her emotions were happy gray ecstatic."
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