[Tagging] service=drive-through or drive_through?

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 01:18:13 BST 2011


On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 12:47 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/7/4 Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>:
>> I'm not advocating for wrong spelling, but I don't think hyphenation
>> is part of spelling, but of grammar/syntax. Wikipedia says that
>> "spelling is the writing of one or more words with letters and
>> diacritics" and hyphens are neither letters nor diacritics but is a
>> punctuation mark.
>
> well, wikipedia also says that hyphens are sometimes used as diacritics:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diacritic
>
> ;-)

[off-list]

Well, I'd certainly like to see you try and convince people that the
hyphen in "drive-through" is actually a diacritic all along.

;-)



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