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Luton Borough Council

One word, two words or a hyphen?



Some words can be written either as a single word or hyphenated. Others frequently appear incorrectly.

Below is a guide to the correct version of some common examples:

  • High Town
  • antisocial
  • bypass
  • online
  • email
  • website
  • headteacher
  • playscheme
  • fundraising
  • co-ordinated
  • co-opt
  • by-election
  • by-law
  • two-bedroom house, or the house has two bedrooms
  • per cent
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