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Rule "Compound adjective: mom and pop"

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Description: Compound adjective: mom and pop
Message: '\1 \2 \3' seems to be a compound adjective before a noun. Use a hyphen: \1-\2-\3.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#compound-adjectives-with-hyphens
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Most wineries in California are mom and pop operations…
    Correction suggestion: mom-and-pop
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: CA_MOM_AND_POP [21]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-21 22:33:06 +0100)