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Ever notice how ironic some of these proofing errors seem to be, for one reason or another? We never noticed that Satan was an anagram of Santa!
FWIW, while the sale at Dillards may include cloths (fourth line), it's likely that they meant clothes. It's a far less entertaining typo, but still more evidence that someone else needs to look these things over prior to publication.
Holiday punctuation 9-1-1 received today: Oh, Guru of Grammar, I'm writing our holiday cards and I'm stumped. Should I use dashes or commas? "We've had a rockin'-awesome-crazy-wonderful-fantabulous-extraordinary-superb kind of year."
The answer in this example is to use commas. The dashes join a string of words or a whole phrase into a single word, for syntax/punctuation purposes. But you're just using a lot of modifiers as themselves...a string of modifiers. So, separate them with commas! The example I like to use is: She got that creepy, shivery, something's-under-the-bed feeling....
See how you have an example of both adjectives separated by commas and another set of words connected by hyphens to behave like another adjective in the list?
Note: Adjective = a word that describes (or modifies) a thing
Enjoy this freelance magazine article for The Living Church, "The 12 Days."
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