When a weeklong is too long

Here’s a word that’s too long by one character:

week-long news

According to the Associated Press Stylebook, the American Heritage Dictionary, and numerous other authorities, it should be weeklong. According to Yahoo! News, the dictionary spelling is just a suggestion.

Advertisements

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: