Subject: Hypenation
From: Kathy Kemper <kkemper -at- METRONET -dot- COM>
Date: Sun, 7 May 1995 22:04:44 -0500

On Sun, 7 May 1995, Loren Castro wrote:

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> > BUT ... shouldn't computer literate be computer-literate?

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> No. As used, the term "computer literate" is not a compound modifier
> and is not hyphenated.

No, but it is a predicate adjective and, as such, should be hypenated.

kkemper -at- metronet -dot- com

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