a rather large chunk of my part of New Haven appears to be without… - pie for breakfast
|Date:||November 30th, 2012 02:57 am (UTC)|| |
I gather there was a blackout in Cambridge today too!
And Tuesday there was a blackout in my neighborhood of West Philly. Anti–Ivy League conspiracy theory time?
|Date:||November 30th, 2012 03:36 am (UTC)|| |
i'm always uncomfortable with the effect of the hyphenation that comes from attaching a derivational affix to a space-separated compound. normally, hyphenation indicates a closer attachment than concatenation with a space, so ‘anti-Ivy League’ looks like &lsuqo;anti-Ivy’ is supposed to be a constituent, but of course it isn't a constituent, but English orthography doesn't provide us with a resource to avoid the confusing notation.
|Date:||November 30th, 2012 04:00 am (UTC)|| |
English orthography most definitely does!
That's an en dash, not a hyphen.
|Date:||November 30th, 2012 02:04 pm (UTC)|| |
Is that standard? I assumed you'd just taken to using en dashes as hyphens as an aesthetic statement. I've never heard of them being used for morphological linking.
η: well i'll be – it is standard. very nice. will have to remember that one.
Edited at 2012-11-30 02:09 pm (UTC)