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    Default Using hyphens

    Do you know how or why hyphens were first used in English?

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    The Oxford University Press style guide says that you 'will go mad' if you take them seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    The Oxford University Press style guide says that you 'will go mad' if you take them seriously.
    Why does it say it? Because hyphens are difficult or hyphens have a quite long history? :)

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