Saturday, August 2, 2008
The comedy of an omitted hyphen.
This copy is from tomorrow's Sunday New York Times' Real Estate section: "A one-bedroom two-bath co-op with a dining room in a prewar doorman building."
Read the whole sentence and you'll see the writer wasn't timid in using hyphens. But then you get to the three words I put in bold face--the three words that made me laugh.
Does the copy mean that this co-op comes with a prewar doorman?
Posted by george tannenbaum at 10:04 AM