A WORD IN THE HAND: HYPHEN

SUE DE GROOT | A longforgotten motherinlaw? Uncalledfor behaviour? Nothing a hyphen can’t fix

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

13 May 2021 - 20:26

“I’m going to go through this with a fine-toothed comb,” my supervisor e-mailed me about my long-overdue philosophy thesis.

“Great,” I replied, at the same time feeling somewhat floored at the expanse of self-ignorance his words revealed to me. ..

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