Treatment of hyphen in the on-line OED?

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu May 16 13:10:32 UTC 2013

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 09:47:52PM -0400, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> I would like to count instances of "no-one" and exclude "no
> one".  Can I, and how?  The search function seems to elide such
> punctuation marks.
> I'd also like to count instances of "no one", but I expect that's
> even less possible.

You can't search hyphenation variants; you'd have to do this by hand.

Jesse Sheidlower

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