Re: Failure of spoken hyphenation

Subject: Re: Failure of spoken hyphenation
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 11:12:20 -0800

The "Southern National Draft Horse Pull" event contains no hyphens in its name.

Gene Kim-Eng



From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>

> 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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Failure of spoken hyphenation: From: Peter Neilson
Re: Failure of spoken hyphenation: From: Marguerite Krupp

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