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==en-dash and hyphens==
 
==en-dash and hyphens==
 
Wikipedia MoS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style#Dashes says to use en-dashes in dates. I would like to see us use hyphens; en- and em-dashes wreak havoc in MARC records. Deborah J. Leslie 13:40, 14 March 2014 (EDT)
 
Wikipedia MoS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style#Dashes says to use en-dashes in dates. I would like to see us use hyphens; en- and em-dashes wreak havoc in MARC records. Deborah J. Leslie 13:40, 14 March 2014 (EDT)
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: Because MARC uses the hyphen and double-hyphen to represent dashes, that's what should be used when writing out MARC. --[[User:ErinBlake|Erin Blake]] ([[User talk:ErinBlake|talk]]) 15:59, 6 May 2014 (EDT)
  
 
== First person plural ==
 
== First person plural ==
  
 
Wikipedia articles are supposed to have a neutral point of view, but what about use of "we," especially when writing about ourselves? --Deborah J. Leslie 17:00, 19 March 2014 (EDT)
 
Wikipedia articles are supposed to have a neutral point of view, but what about use of "we," especially when writing about ourselves? --Deborah J. Leslie 17:00, 19 March 2014 (EDT)

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en-dash and hyphens

Wikipedia MoS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style#Dashes says to use en-dashes in dates. I would like to see us use hyphens; en- and em-dashes wreak havoc in MARC records. Deborah J. Leslie 13:40, 14 March 2014 (EDT)

Because MARC uses the hyphen and double-hyphen to represent dashes, that's what should be used when writing out MARC. --Erin Blake (talk) 15:59, 6 May 2014 (EDT)

First person plural

Wikipedia articles are supposed to have a neutral point of view, but what about use of "we," especially when writing about ourselves? --Deborah J. Leslie 17:00, 19 March 2014 (EDT)