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Cassandra Parker asked if the word "Vice-President" is always
Up here in the tundra, titles of office beginning with "vice" are hyphenated
(vice-president, vice-chairman, etc.). It seems that this is not the case in
the US, whic explains why CNN does not hyphenate it.
To quote The Canadian Style (a writing guide put out by one of the Canadian
"Note that in Canadian usage the hyphen is used in compounds designating
military ranks such as Lieutenant-General, Vice-Admiral and Rear-Admiral,
whereas the American practice is to omit the hyphen. Similarly, the official
title of the second-highest-ranking official of the United States is Vice
IPCC 01, the IEEE International Professional Communication Conference,
October 24-27, 2001 at historic La Fonda in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 15. http://ieeepcs.org/2001/
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