Re: Failure of spoken hyphenation

Subject: Re: Failure of spoken hyphenation
From: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:21:40 -0600

So what would the desired protocol for this be? Speak the dash? As in
saying all the words and stating the specific word "dash" where it
occurs? Or should it be something like an extended pause?

Curious minds want to know... Rick :)

On 2/1/2011 10:44 AM, Peter Neilson wrote:
> Well, so I'm listening to the radio. The announcer reads an ad for the
> North Carolina Farm Show, Feb. 2nd through the 4th. He reads this phrase:
>
> Southern National Draft-Horse Pull
>
> But he reads as if it were:
>
> Southern National Draft Horse Pull
>
> His words make it sound as if there is a Southern National Draft.
>
> Who stole my hyphens? May I please have some of them back?
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