Which do you think is correct?


@mawr I'm kinda curious about how the choice of hyphenation correlates with age. Are hyphens old-fashioned?

... old fashioned?

... oldfashioned?

@ElectricKeet @mawr

There are lots of unhyphenated '"non" words: "nonconsecutive", "nonrestrictive", "nontransferable", "nondestructive", "nonexistent", etc. Exactly which ones depends on your dictionary.

@ElectricKeet @mawr I think compound words tend to start with a hyphen and then if they remain in common use lose it

see also all the old time newspapers going "to-day.."

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