Hyphens notify a reader that two or more elements in a sentence are linked. So why do hyphens trip up so many people? Fortunately, our editors are on hand to clear up your questions about this misunderstood punctuation mark.
Commas create cadence and rhythm, clauses and pauses. But it’s not always obvious where to put them, as this letter from a subscriber to our newsletter shows. Fortunately, our team of editors are here to help.
A well-placed punctuation mark is the difference between ‘let’s eat grandma’ and ‘let’s eat, grandma’. But, nailing punctuation can be tricky, as the many questions we receive about it prove. Luckily, our team of editors are here to answer your questions.
The humble hyphen might just be a tiny stroke on a page, but it has the power to change the meaning of a sentence depending on its placement. Here’s a primer on when you should (and shouldn’t) hyphenate words.
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