Re: Another Grammar Q...

Subject: Re: Another Grammar Q...
From: Barbara Donohue <bdonohue -at- alum -dot- mit -dot- edu>
To: jopakent -at- comcast -dot- net,techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com (TECHWR)
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 13:15:11 -0400


I believe single-failure-proof is the way to go. And maybe after you introduce that, just use SPF.

I'm not sure what Chicago's policy is, but in the real world often one sees hyphens connecting multiple-word-that-absolutely-have-to-be-linked-together expressions.

Bad example, but you get my drift.


Barbara Donohue
The engineer who writes. Turning technology into English.
bdonohue -at- alum -dot- mit -dot- edu
Specializing in mechanical technologies

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