A sentence may contain two nouns back-to-back. How are these nouns written together?
- I went to that book store.
- I went to that bookstore.
- I went to that book-store.
Why can these two nouns be adjacent to each other without being combined or without added punctuation?
Is it acceptable to write the two nouns like either of the following? Why or why not?
But what about this:
”. . .I am opening the flood-gates myself. . .”?
Which is grammatically correct?
Does the correct manner in which "flood gates" is written apply to all pairs of adjacent nouns?