Tricky Words

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Cooperative education (co-op)

When abbreviated, use the hyphenated "co-op."


Do not hyphenate in Detroit Mercy publications. Use lower case.

Fundraising, fundraiser

Always use fundraising and fundraiser as single words.


Use as one word in Detroit Mercy publications.


Should be one word. Do not capitalize. However, "Web" may be capitalized when referring to the World Wide Web.