are there albums where the covers are worth more than the records?

HERE’S ANOTHER QUESTION ABOUT VINYL on Quora that distracted me from various writing projects! The question is, “What vinyl album cover empty is worth more than a mint vinyl album without the cover?” Or, as I have worded it in this article’s title: Are there albums with covers that are worth more than the records? [Continue reading]

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the forward-slash/hyphen conundrum resolved

I PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AN ARTICLE about the use of dashes titled “On Those Pesky Dashes As Punctuation Marks” on Neal Umphred Dot Com. There I addressed the em-dash (—), the en-dash (–), and the hyphen (-). It should have included some suggestions on the proper use of the forward-leaning slash (/). [Continue reading]