Re: Microsoft Manual of Style questions

Subject: Re: Microsoft Manual of Style questions
From: kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 10:55:39 -0700

Darrell said:
> As for "e-mail", it also instructs writers to "always hyphenate."
> (p. 252). Yes, it still states that it is not a synonym for
> "message". It states that "sending an e-mail message" is
> correct, but "sending an e-mail" is not.
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The style guide we use (that I wrote) calls for "email" but I was thinking
the other day that when this is extended to "ereader" it doesn't work as
well as "e-reader". I crave consistency!

Chris
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References:
Microsoft Manual of Style questions: From: Jodie Gilmore
RE: Microsoft Manual of Style questions: From: Zuercher, Darrell
RE: Microsoft Manual of Style questions: From: Dan Goldstein

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