Hyphenation rules? What hyphenation rules?

Originally published at: https://eduk8.me/2019/10/hyphenation-rules-what-hyphenation-rules/

A FEW WEEKS AGO, CJR WROTE about a disturbance in the force caused by what was perceived as sudden and inexplicable changes in the Associated Press Stylebook’s hyphenation guidelines. Even though the guidelines were not sudden, and even though AP explained them thoroughly, people were upset. Source: AP hyphen outrage continues with guidance update –…