Re: Common grammar question

Subject: Re: Common grammar question
From: Susan W Gallagher <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 13:38:47 -0800

Unfortunately, I don't have a copy of CMS here, but I believe they do call
out an exception if one of the words is an adverb.
-swg

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> This rule may be too broad, depending on what you mean by "serving as
> a single adjective." If I say that Macbeth is a deeply flawed
> character, I certainly don't need a hyphen. Or here's one I often see
> hyphenated, but I wouldn't: His operation ran like a well oiled
> machine. ...RM
>
> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 11:24 AM, Susan W Gallagher <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > "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/
>
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