Language: September 2007 Archives

The wimps at Oxford have made their Shorter English Dictionary slightly shorter by dropping most of the hyphens from compound nouns. I'd get all bent out of shape about it, but it's not a surprise. The Brits have been minimizing their use of punctuation for years, dropping apostrophes from possessives and periods from abbreviations. Do they think they're saving electrons?

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On life and living in communion with the Catholic Church.

Richard Chonak

John Schultz

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