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When describing a room’s view, always use two words. Do not hyphenate. For example: Beach view City view Ocean view Resort view Sea view...Read More


Use to connect two closely related words to make an adjective but not an adverb. Don’t use a hyphen after an adverb ending in -ly. Hyphens are needed with short and common adjectives. Example Freshly baked Much-loved destination Recently updated Well-cooked meal See...Read More


It’s best to break up lengthy passages into concise sentences. However, if you feel the need to parenthetically interject an explanatory or qualifying remark, our style is to use the en-dash (with a space on either side) rather than the longer em-dash. The en-dash is...Read More

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