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    i need some hyphanetd words but i can't think of any!!
    help!??
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    (Original post by 2776)
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    (Original post by Saf!)
    i need some hyphanetd words but i can't think of any!!
    help!??
    full-wit, bush-saavy...etc
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    is make-up one, or is it just makeup?
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    In year 4 our class had a competition to see who could think of the most for homework. I won with 114 . Can't think of any right now though - typical.
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    double-barreled \o/

    i think you can have makeup, make up, or make-up.
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    centuries should be hypenated. seventeenth- to eigtheenth-cenutry (see the hypen even stays in place if you're going to to mention another century)
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Cack-handed, which is my favourite phrase at the moment.
    Excuse me, I resemble that remark.
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    (Original post by Saf!)
    i need some hyphanetd words but i can't think of any!!
    help!??
    :rolleyes:
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    is ice cream hyphenated??
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    http://www.grammarmudge.cityslide.co...26348/2805.htm

    Have a look at this, then apply the rules and find some hyphenated words
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    I don't like cack-handed, implying that us lefties are clumsy isn't nice!
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    (Original post by Gimp)
    I don't like cack-handed, implying that us lefties are clumsy isn't nice!
    it could be worse - the French for a leftie translates as "awkward" and the latin as "sinister"...
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    I like it for the childish, tenuous faeces connection.

    Took your time looking that up didn't you?
    I knew what it meant hence my post about "resembling that remark" - I felt I had to follow up to show my disgruntlement as i was ignored :P
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    (Original post by blissy)
    centuries should be hypenated. seventeenth- to eigtheenth-cenutry (see the hypen even stays in place if you're going to to mention another century)
    I believe that's only true when the term is used as an adjective.
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    (Original post by Alexander)
    I believe that's only true when the term is used as an adjective.
    hmm
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    Well, whenever I've read it it has been like that and I've never been told to do it differently. Until I'm told, I'll keep using it the way I do
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    (Original post by blissy)
    Well, whenever I've read it it has been like that and I've never been told to do it differently. Until I'm told, I'll keep using it the way I do
    hmm - the english language is full of ambiguities and innuendo
 
 
 
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