A prefix is a partial word that joins to the front of another word (and sometimes a phrase) to create a new word with a different meaning. The pre- in prefix is a prefix, for example.
This month’s Chicago style workout focuses on the fourth and last section of our hyphenation table, “Words Formed with Prefixes.”
Around this time of year, we at The Chicago Manual of Style start to envision decorating the world with tiny copies of CMOS. You’re invited to join the merriment with this free miniature edition of
This month’s workout, “Hyphens, Part 3a,” centers on CMOS 17, paragraph 7.89 (our famous hyphenation table), and in particular the first half of section 3, “Compounds Formed with Specific Terms.”
One of the most tweeted updates to The Chicago Manual of Style in the recently released 17th edition was its change in the recommended spelling of email: no more hyphen. On the whole, the reaction of users
This month’s workout, “Hyphens, Part 2,” centers on CMOS 17, paragraph 7.89 (our famous hyphenation table), and in particular section 2, “Compounds according to Parts of Speech.”
This month’s workout, “Hyphens, Part 1,” centers on CMOS paragraph 7.85, section 1, of our famous hyphenation table, “Compounds according to Category.” Were calling this workout “part 1” because hyphens are a vast topic, destined to