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    thirty-day, money-back guarantee?

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by dillseed, Apr 19, 2014.

    Is the comma required in the following? I say no.

    a thirty-day, money-back guarantee

    a no-risk, ninety-day trial

    And:

    I think that "mid to late fifties" does not require any hyphens. It's clear enough without them. Do you concur?

    Thanks.

    Dillseed
     
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    We have a section of the forum called Word Mechanics....
     
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    Really? Good to know.
     
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    to answer your question, if it's fiction then both instances are optional, up to the author's own style... if non-fiction, it could depend on the publication's house style...
     

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