The Extension of an Old Joke About Editing

Subject: The Extension of an Old Joke About Editing
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 18:24:52 -0700

An exchange on IRC this morning:

Reporter: Does "Hewlett-Packard" have a hyphen?
Me: Does "anal retentive" have a hyphen?
Editor: No, but "copy-editor" does.

Bruce Byfield 604-421-7177


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