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Of course tech writers are anal retentive. They're always worried about
I'll be here all week
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Subject: Re: Let the grammar wars begin!
Uh oh. I'm in big trouble. I think I'm hittingt bottom. Because I CAN'T
If it precedes the noun, it requires a hyphen:
A certain anal-retentive person could not keep herself from commenting
on the thread.
If it follows, it does not:
Said person is anal retentive and probably cannot be saved.
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