Re: About anal-retentive..

Subject: Re: About anal-retentive..
From: Stephen Victor <svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 1997 13:26:23 -0600

> >I have an editing question about "anal-retentive"...
> >
> >and a comment....
> >
> >Is "anal-retentive" really supposed hyphenated?
> >
> The following is from Philip Golabuk's Cool Writing Tip Of The Day (Philip
> is a life-long friend of mine and he doesn't mind if I quote him here):
> I received a suggestion from Guy Haas that this week's Free Cool Writing
> Tip (FCWT) address the question of compounds, words elided to make new
> ones, coinages legitimized by usage. Guy's example was "email," a
> I hope this helps...

Put this one in the FAQ under "Trolling Success Stories."

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