one-half (adj. or noun); a half hour (Webster’s), one and a half years, a year and a half, one and one-half; a full half-century; half full, half empty, half price; two 12 1/2-year-olds, a 1 1/2-year-old boy; halftime (n); half-time (adj., adv.); half-million; half our goal of $1,000; half jeering; half joking (see Webster’s 11th and 15th Chicago 7.90, part 2)
Handcart Company, Martin
health care (noun and adj.); however, Intermountain Healthcare
Health Plan, BYU Student; student health plan (or requirement)
Hemisphere, Northern, Southern, Eastern, or Western (15th Chicago 8.)
high councilor (not high councilman)
Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center, Gordon B.; Hinckley Center (HC)
Hinckley Scholarships (Abrelia Clarissa Seely Hinckley and Edwin Smith Hinckley)
one year, full tuition plus stipend. The most prestigious private scholarships awarded, they go both to women and men BYU juniors and seniors-the Abreelia Clarissa to women and the Edwin Smith to men. The number of awards varies from year to year depending on available funding.
a historic(al), not an historic(al)
home page (Webster’s 11th)
Homecoming, BYU; Homecoming; Homecoming week, game, etc.
Honor Code (not Code of Honor); Church Educational System (CES) Honor Code
Honor Code Advisory Council; Honor Code Office; Student Honor Association (no Honor Code Council)
Honor Code Commitment and Confidential Report
Golden Key National Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi
(See also Accreditation and Affiliations section of BYU Undergraduate Catalog.)
Honors Education Office, General and: now Undergraduate Education Office
Honors Program, BYU
Honors Program Course Guide
honors recommended reading list: now great works list; great works (when referring to list)
honors senior seminar
Honors Student Council
honors students (both BYU and generically)
Honors, University; graduation with University Honors
hyphens, compound words
- Check the dictionary to see if a word is hyphenated or not. Note: If the word isn’t there, don’t hyphenate it unless the hyphen is needed to prevent misleading the reader.
- Recommendation: Photocopy 14th Chicago 6.32–42 and Table 6.1 (p. 219) or 15th Chicago 7.90 for answers to most questions re: compound words. Check the spelling in Webster’s 11th.