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Rule "hyphens in 'chicken-and-egg'"

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Description: hyphens in 'chicken-and-egg'
Message: It appears that there are hyphens missing.
Category: Compounding (ID: COMPOUNDING)
Link: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chicken-and-egg
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • That's typical chicken and egg problem.
    Correction suggestion: chicken-and-egg problem
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: CHICKEN_AND_EGG_HYPHEN [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-13 22:33:07 +0200)