6. Part-word contractions
- As whole-word contractions
- Contractions ar, ed, er, gh, and ow
- Are subject to the general rules for use of contractions.
- Are used wherever they occur within a word.
- The contractions ed, er, and ow have no word meanings, so they are used when shown standing alone.
|(Ed) [the name]
||(er) [vocal sound]
- Contractions ing and ble
- Are subject to the general rules for use of contractions
- May never begin a word, but may begin a line in a divided word.