Use the letter-by-letter system of alpabetizing. In this system, alphabetizing continues up to the first parenthesis or comma; it then starts again after the punctuation point. Word spaces and all other punctuation marks are ignored. Both open and hyphenated compounds, such New York or self-pity, are treated as single words.

The order of precedence is one word, word followed by a parenthesis, and word followed by comma, number, or letters.

For example:

Honey, measuring
Honey-and-Apple Ribs
Honey-Berry compote
Honey Butter
Honeydew, selecting
Honey-Mustard Dressing
Honey-Mustard Turkey Breast
Honey-Nut Tarts


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