Re: VP Abbreviation

Subject: Re: VP Abbreviation
From: "Lurker writer" <lurker_writer -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2001 11:16:12 -0500

According to the Handbook of Technical Writing, 3rd edition, "a hyphen is used with a prefix when the root word is a proper noun."

A Vice President, seemingly, would be the president of vice (sounds interesting...)

A Vice-President is someone and something different altogether.

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