Re: Proper Usage

Subject: Re: Proper Usage
From: Beth Kane <Kane -at- VENTANA -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 09:41:53 -0700

I'd name it:

Review Answers

kane -at- ventana -dot- com

-----Original Message-----
From: George F. Hayhoe [mailto:george -at- GHAYHOE -dot- COM]
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 1999 9:27 AM
Subject: Proper Usage

Sunny Zengler asked the best alternative of

Review Question Answers
Review Questions' Answers
Review Questions Answers

Like Bev Parks and others, my preference would be none of
the above. Instead, I'd write "Answers to Review Questions"
to avoid the strings of three nouns in Sunny's choices, two
of which happen to function as modifiers. Noun strings like
these slow down user comprehension because the user has to
figure out the syntax. It's especially important for the
syntax to be obvious in a heading that users will tend to
skim anyway.

--George Hayhoe (george -at- ghayhoe -dot- com)

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