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How to use hyphens

How to use hyphens

Man-eating chicken to take away, anyone? My local branch of a peri-peri chicken restaurant chain has been displaying this inscription on a blackboard for a while now: Man eating chicken! → It’s an amusing illustration of how hyphens or their omission can completely change the meaning of a piece of writing. If, like me, you […]

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