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Friday January 18, 2002
08:06 PM

To - or not to -?

[ #2249 ]

"If you take hyphens seriously, you will surely go mad."
(John Benbow, Manuscript and Proof, 1937)

From this week's "News of the Weird" (but not on the site yet):

Legal fees had risen to about $30,000 as of November in the Golden, Colo., battle between ex-lovers David Rosenthal and Barbara Newman over whether their 2-year-old child is named "Kyleigh Rosenthal-Newman" or "Kyleigh Rosenthal Newman."

I'm having flashbacks to my life as a copyeditor.

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