Category: Hyphen Symbol

Hyphen Symbol –

Understanding Dashes and Hyphens

UPDATED IN JANUARY 2019 Do you know the difference between a dash and a hyphen? Do you recognize where to use en dashes and em dashes? If you do, then pass this post on to someone else. Or read it to be sure of your knowledge. In business writing classes, people regularly call hyphens “dashes.” They will ask, “Does follow...

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PR pros’ guide to AP style

This article originally ran on PR Daily in March of 2017. For journalists, The Associated Press Stylebook is the industry bible. They live and die by its grammar and style rules, and most have taken numerous journalism school classes to perfect writing in alignment with AP style. AP style errors in press releases are glaringly obvious to reporters and could...

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