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Tip of the Day: Keep a spreadsheet of modern words not in the dictionary.

With the introduction of smartphones, touchscreens and other technologies, not all the modern words have made it into the dictionaries yet. To complicate matters, there are many different ways of writing some modern words, e.g. touch screens, touchscreens, touch-screens. For these words that aren’t in your chosen dictionary, pick a spelling/punctuation and make a list in a spreadsheet to refer to when editing in the future. Consistency is the key.

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