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09 November 2010


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Perhaps it's a backlash from the Hyphens For Everything brigade.


I see hyphens everywhere at the moment. I'm currently working on something where the author has a particular fondness for that thing where a colon simply isn't enough, so let's stick a hyphen onto it as well.

Also, I noticed a case of inappropriate em-dashery in the background of The Deer Hunter the other day. Ruined the scene completely.

Alix Land

It looks like a half attempt at justifying the ragged right red type. It's even worse at ten times the size on the adverts in the Undergound.

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