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WORD RESOURCE ROUNDUP

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Slate, long one of the best online magazines, recently staked its claim as a go-to site for language news and analysis with the blog Lexicon Valley. The word-focused blog features some of the most respected and readable word experts around, such as Mark Liberman, James Harbeck, and Ben Zimmer. It’s become a top online destination for word mavens.

IN DEPTH

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When a word is hyphenated across lines of text, the break traditionally comes at a syllable boundary. Most dictionaries indicate these breaks with a symbol, usually a boldface, centered bullet (•). This symbol indicates potential break points: some dictionaries show all syllable breaks; others show only those allowed by conventional style standards. (For example, most style guides dictate that a single letter cannot be stranded.)

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