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#171952 - 12/07/07 10:41 PM Re: so-called confusion [Re: zmjezhd] Joined: Aug 2006
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The hyphen makes the two words into an adjective.
"The book is well-known."
Sometimes the distinction is necessary.
"He drank from a well known to be poisoned."
"He couldn't remember my name, and so called me thingamabob."
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