DigitalChris’ rule of made-up words ending in vowels

When creating a compound word that will result in an elision of two vowels, use an apostrophe to avoid confusion. Example: nazi’ing vs naziing (which can be easily confused with the made-up word “na-ziiiiing” or a sound made as one yanks on a person’s nose).

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  1. A simple way to demark vowel boundaries is to use a diaeresis. For example *noöne*, *coöperate*, *Zoë*

    For *nazi-ing* I think it would make sense to mark the first *i*: *nazïing*

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