RE: Real-world .... as an adjective

Subject: RE: Real-world .... as an adjective
From: "Mike Bradley" <mbradley -at- techpubs -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 09:46:52 -0700

> Questions:
> One -- Can anyone confirm from some semi-authoritative
> source that the hyphen is EVER appropriate for this
> phrase when used as an adjective?
> Two -- If not, is there a rule for hyphens in similar
> situations such as adjective phrases that would apply
> that would make this EVER appopriate?

Sure. Lots of sources and lots of situations. Words into Type, 3rd
ed., has a nice 11-page treatment of compound words. The Chicago
Manual of Style, 13th ed., scatters its treatment among half a dozen
topics. The Associated Press also has a respected style guide, but I
don't have that one.

= Mike Bradley


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Real-world .... as an adjective: From: Jon Jacob Jinglehymerschmidt

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