Tag: dash

  • Hyphens and Dashes Demystified

    Hyphens and Dashes Demystified

    During a typical day, most writers work with a ridiculous number of words and punctuation marks that look alike and, for added fun, have similar uses or meanings. Hyphens, en dashes, and em dashes are perfect examples. To me, these punctuation marks reflect either terrible planning or an intentional attempt to drive writers crazy. Even…