Suspensive Hyphenation: United We Stand


In our society, we entrust certain individuals with immense power based, in large part, on our sincere belief and hope that they'll act as unifiers, not dividers.

It's a tall order.

Sure, it's easy to bring together those already close to each other. But the ability to reach out, across a divide, to join diverse players so they can all work together as one — that's true leadership.

That's why, regardless of stripe or creed, we should all seize the opportunity to make full use of the talents of the greatest unifier at our disposal.

I’m speaking, of course, about the hyphen.

Here’s a lesson on suspensive hyphenation that’s also a lesson in how to reach across the aisle.

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