TITLE

Hyphens Hit the Road

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/16/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that editors of the "Shorter Oxford English Dictionary" deleted hyphens from 16,000 words in its newest edition. A hyphen is a short dash that links two or more words. Oxford editor Angus Stevenson said that some people do not even know that the word ice cream used to be hyphenated.
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27522963

 

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