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Hypens

For the most part, I understand how to use the hypen. 1) Compond numbers from twenty-one to ninety-nine or such as in fractions one-third, three-quarters. 2) In prefixes like all-, ex-, quasi-, self-, and sometimes co-. Examples: all-American athelete, ex-wife, … Continue reading

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Punctuating with Colons

I’ve decided to take a break from the comma odyssey and explore the Colon. After I eliminated all the bodily references, I found that colon usage isn’t as simple as I thought. First, let’s get the easy stuff out of … Continue reading

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