No, no hyphen...

Subject: No, no hyphen...
From: Mark Halpern <mhalpern -at- SCOPUS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 1997 11:52:19 -0800

I thought I'd already made it clear that anal retentive had, not a
hyphen, but a colon.

Mark

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>From: Michael Andrew Uhl[SMTP:uhl -at- vislab -dot- epa -dot- gov]
>Sent: Friday, March 14, 1997 2:04 PM
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>Subject: About anal-retentive...
>
>I have an editing question about "anal-retentive"...
>
>and a comment....
>
>Is "anal-retentive" really supposed hyphenated?
>
>And, does this term give new meaning to the phrase,
>"Hold that thought"?
>
>Inquiring minds want to know.
>
>...I couldn't resist. Sorry Eric.
>
>-Mike
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