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  1. Ahmed88
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    #11
    Francois wrote

    Watch what you type guys. There are some proofreaders lurking around

    I am afraid you should hyphenate "proofreaders". Proof-readers

    Regards


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    #12
    Proofreader is also acceptable.

    See here

    ;)


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    #13
    Just wanted to add this, too. :D

  2. Ahmed88
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    Shane wrote

    Proofreaders is also acceptable.
    Dear Shane,

    Your English is American. Mine is a British one.

    Besides, do not you think that "proof-readers" is a compound word that should be hyphenated?

    Regards


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    #15
    Quote Originally Posted by Ahmed88
    Shane wrote

    Proofreaders is also acceptable.
    Dear Shane,

    Your English is American. Mine is a British one.

    Besides, do not you think that "proof-readers" is a compound word that should be hyphenated?

    Regards
    I'm afraid you're mistaken Ahmed. I speak British English. What's more, the link I gave you was to the Cambridge English website - Cambridge English being British English.

    IMHO, I think both hyphenated and non-hyphenated are acceptable. ;)



    P.S. Say 'Mine is British', not 'Mine is a British one'.

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