Sometimes even a technically correct word break, which follows the syllabication of the word, ends up leading the poor reader astray.
This sounds like a nasty affliction: anal-
There's the to-and-fro-ing anti-pro-
the mythical leg-
But there are others where the computer obviously has no clue where the syllables are in English:
(sounds like some kind of Chinese dish served in a cafeteria)
(possibly something like Sino-ctrination?)
(God forbid that Loose Ned should contract Anal Ysis!)
In fact, some newspapers break off the past tense -ed even on one-syllable words, like hop-
(It gives a very High Anglican feel to reading the newspaper!)
There is the very frequent re-
and its cousin, which I just saw this week: rear-
Save Loose Ned from Anal Ysis and from being rear rested! Don't let your computer do your word breaks for you.
For more on hyphenation, visit this post and this one.
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