Re: Common grammar question

Subject: Re: Common grammar question
From: Susan W Gallagher <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 11:24:41 -0800

"use a hyphen to join two or more words serving as a single adjective before
a noun" from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/576/1/

<http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/576/1/>The OWL (Online Writing
Lab) at Purdue is a great resource for grammar questions.

HTH
-Sue Gallagher

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 11:06 AM, Deborah Hemstreet <
dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com> wrote:

> *Hi all, I always (ALWAYS) get confused on this, so if you could not just
> tell me which is correct, but what the RULE is, I'd be very grateful!*
>
> ... with a seven year history...
> ... with a seven-year history...
>
> Which of the above is correct?
>
> Thanks in advance
>
> Deborah
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Follow-Ups:

References:
New doc group: FrameMaker or Flare?: From: Mary Moore
RE: New doc group: FrameMaker or Flare?: From: Veronica Kutt
What is "run-in" style: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: What is "run-in" style: From: voxwoman
Common grammar question: From: Deborah Hemstreet

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