Why hyphens matter
If you ever doubted the importance of the humble hyphen, think again.
The importance of the humble hyphen …. pic.twitter.com/reyEsmDxfn
— Joe Murphy (@JoeMurphyLondon) September 11, 2018
A classic of its type which went viral all over again this week. And the lessons didn’t end there.
The humble hyphen doesn't always help though… pic.twitter.com/CzCayWSNp8
— Tom Peck (@tompeck) September 11, 2018
I learnt this lesson early when I wrote a story entitled “The day I helped my disabled uncle jack off a cow”. What a difference capitals make. Uncle Jack still hasn’t let it go…
— Snert Underpant (@SnertUnderpant) September 11, 2018
— Rachel McGovern (@rmcg2799) September 11, 2018
Never mind the grammar,I'm moving to Dundee!!!! pic.twitter.com/WH3GF9w91Q
— christopher mann (@chrisbrexit) September 11, 2018
Pretty sure this was where it all began.
Writer: "Is it 'firsthand' or 'first hand'?"
Editor: "Either one is fine." pic.twitter.com/36xHxrG9q1
— AJ ⚾️ (@NCSox) October 29, 2017
Is it 'handjob' or 'hand job'?
— Alannah (@Alannah_Bee) October 30, 2017
Sadly, in high school I never found out.
— AJ ⚾️ (@NCSox) October 30, 2017
THIS IS WHY I LOVE GRAMMAR https://t.co/prxsK57qsA
— Natasha Barsby (@NatashaBarsby) September 11, 2018