Hyphenated Adjectives

Hyphenated Adjectives

We talk about hyphens in several different articles on this site. One article distinguishes hyphens from en and em dashes.  Another talks about open, closed, and hyphenated compound words. This article further clarifies the use of hyphens using examples sent to us by...
Comparatives and Superlatives

Comparatives and Superlatives

Can you identify a problem in any of these sentences? Eliza is the oldest of my two daughters. Having his choice of two offices, Melvin opted for the one closest to the elevator. Of the three cities the committee considered for the conference next fall, Charleston has...