8Bit Or 8-Bit
When used as an adjective, which is the prefered use, with or without a hyphen? 8bit...
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"Very Erstwhile"
A few years ago Bill Lieblich (remember him?) posted a suggestion that the adjective...
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Hyphen In Life-Like?
I'm subtitling a commercial that will play in Times Square and would like to know...
Extravagant Adjective Formation - 'Buffy...
A noted (amongst aficionados) nauseatingly twee tic of scripts in the latter days...
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Coordinate And Cumulative Adjectives?
When do we separate adjectives by commas, by hyphens and neither? Cumulative...
'Be-All And End-All'?
'Be-all and end-all' is a noun. When used as an adjective (yes or no?), would we...
What Kind Of Adjective Is This?
In the sentence This is Michael's book. the word "Michael's" functions as an adjective...
Adjective And Participle Before A Noun...
Hi. Is it incorrect to have a phrase construction that includes an adjective and...
Hyphen Or Not?
Is it a ball-throwing machine or a ball throwing machine ? I think the first...
Adjectives - One Modifying The Other Or...
Hi. I sometimes have difficulty figuring out whether I should put a comma or commas...
Questions On Bible Verses?
Hi, 1. In the New International Version of the Bible, in Psalm 60:5, it is written...
Two Questions?
Hi. 1. How should we interprete the following phrasal pattern that has something...
"A Two Hour Drive" Or "A Two Hour's Drive...
Hello, a. It is a two hour drive from [Place A] to [Place B]. b. It is a two...
Height And Weight Written Out?
Never knew how to do this. Please LMK your preference, or suggest a preference...
Have/Had/Has- Is This Correct?
Hi I'm translating some text, and I'm quite doubtful about a few sentences. I'm...
"Bioinformatics Algorithms" Versus "Bioinformatic...
Hi, I'm wondering which is better to say: ... designed bioinformatics algorithms...
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Hyphens In Upside Down And Right Side...
What is the ruling on phrases such as "upside down" and "right side up?" Do they...
Commas, Participles, And Gerunds?
George groaned and curled into a ball , struggling for breath. Do I need a comma...
Compound Adjectives In Single Quotes ...
May I do this? If I can avoid hyphens, I will -- at all costs. Without a suggested...
Compound Noun And Adjective?
Words can combine to form new words such as lifestyle ,lifelong, doorbell, life...