Monday, October 22, 2012

Hyphen Nation: Third-Debate Moderator vs. Third Debate Moderator

A third-debate moderator is not the same as a third debate moderator.

Quick rules:
  • Use a hyphen between two words that work together to describe a noun, when the compound adjective comes directly before the noun. Maria shared her blue-ribbon recipe.
  • Don't use a hyphen when the two words come after the noun. Marie shared the recipe that won a blue ribbon.
  • Don't use a hyphen when the first word in a compound modifier is an adverb that ends in '-ly.' Sam bought the highly recommended book.


  1. This has even helped students around all those motivational objects which are considered essential with respect to all those possible values and instances.

  2. This is a great little post with some valuable tips. I totally agree. The way you bring passion and engagement into the things you do can really change your outlook on live.


  3. افضل شركات تنظيف منازل بالدمام
    شركة تنظيف شقق بالدمام افضل شركة تنظيف شقق بالدمام
    شركة مكافحة حشرات بالخبر شركة رش مبيدات بالخبر
    شركة رش مبيدات بالدمام افضل شركة رش مبيدات بالدمام
    افضل شركة تنظيف بالدمام ارخص شركة تنظيف بالدمام
    شركة مكافحة الفئران بالدمام شركة مكافحة فئران بالدمام