Camilo felt the build-up as his second-rate co-worker did three push-ups, G-string showing, and strong-armed his way to the front of the line.
“Hey, service is on a first-come-first-serve basis, so no hanky-panky.”
Trifextra: Week sixty-five
This weekend we are bringing you back to class with a little refresher course on compound modifiers. We are talking about two words that combine together to describe something. Such as a well-rounded individual or a one-way street or a lightly-oiled pan. Here’s a fun Trifextra trick: conventionally, if the compound modifier comes BEFORE the word it modifies, it requires a hyphen and counts as one word. If it comes AFTER the noun, it doesn’t need a hyphen and counts as two.