bad-hair day OR bad hair-day?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 25 01:43:15 UTC 2000

At 8:28 PM -0500 1/24/00, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
>Somebody said it should be "bad-hair day"--but it seems to me that it is
>pronounced "bad hair-day"--right?

I notice that the RHHDAS just has it as 'bad hair day' with no hyphens (and
with literal uses back to 1991, which Fred has since antedated by 3 years).


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