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October 19, 2015 at 10:59 am #22870
The problem came up in a braille guide word for an index. In print, it was "conflict--connotation", so the 'con' contraction from the second word follows a dash. In the Instructional Manual for Braille Transcribing, Section 7.5c, I see that the 'con' contraction cannot follow a dash, though it can follow other punctuation. I mentioned this to the proofreader, who told me there was no conflict using the dash next to the 'con' contraction. Hence my confusion.