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    Hyphens between words

    Is there any difference between the words cutback&cut-back, cornestone&corner-stone or mouthwatering&mouth-watering if they mean the same? Why is used the hyphen? Thank you

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    Re: Hyphens between words

    They're not familiar compounds. Hyphens are easier on the eyes and the parsing mind.

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