TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
> > > IF it was correct to say "lower right-hand corner," you're right about
> > > that hyphen. But it's not. I just finished deleting a bunch of
> > > "-hand"s from some documents that were written, obviously, before I
> > > started working here.
> > Why is it incorrect to say "lower right-hand corner"?
> Corners don't have hands.
Some people may not have hands either.
"If you take hyphens seriously you will surely go mad."
President, STC Washington DC Chapter
Senior Documentation Specialist
Datatel, Inc. (703) 968-4588 (voice)
4375 Fair Lakes Court (703) 968-4625 (FAX)
Fairfax, VA 22033 charles -at- datatel -dot- com