Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
Hyphens are tricky punctuation marks. It’s hard to know when they are required and when they are merely optional. Part …
A Facebook reader asks, “Why is there goodbye, good-by and goodby? And is there a difference when using them?”
I thought it would be an easy question to answer, but, as it turns out, it’s a bit more complicated than I thought.