Food: Hyphens

Avoid overuse of hyphens in instructions copy.
Baking sheet lined with waxed paper (not waxed-paper-lined baking sheet)

Do not hyphenate combinations with the word “well” if they occur after the noun.
Cook until well done.

Do not use hyphens to break syllables in rag format unless the hyphens indicate compound words.

Check for two-or three-line ladders in InDesign. Refit copy if possible.

 


 

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