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The Htphen. —ln a primary school, not , '>Very long ago the teacher undertook to convey to her pupils an idea of the hyphen, She wrote on the black board “ BirdVnest,” and pointing to the hyphen, asked the school, “ What is that for V’ After a short pause, • young son of the Emerald Isle piped out, “Plaze, ma’am, for the burdto rooshton,"

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 35, 16 December 1879

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 35, 16 December 1879

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